ISLE OF RAASAY
The first legal distillery on the Isle of Raasay in northwest Scotland, with a vision to create the finest Hebridean single malt Scotch whisky and a unique whisky destination with arguably the best view from any distillery in Scotland.
Distilled in small batches, provenance is at the heart of what we do. Mineral rich water is drawn from our very own well, Tobar na Ba Bàine, ‘Well of the Pale Cow’, for use in every stage of production – from distillation to dilution, and of course, tasting.
Release December 15 2020 in Systembolaget! Sold out in two weeks time!!
Isle of Raasay Single Malt Inaugural Release
First Single Malt from Isle of Raasay in the history of Scotland!
The Isle of Raasay Single Malt Inaugural Release is lightly peated with rich dark fruit flavours. This limited edition first release is matured in first fill American oak, and finished in 21 exclusive first fill Bordeaux red wine casks. Bottled at 52% abv, non-chill filtered and natural colour.
From mashing to bottling – Raasay water is used throughout production, adding character to the spirit at every stage. Falling as rain on Dùn Cana, the island’s highest peak, our water flows across volcanic rock and filters through Jurassic sandstone into our distillery well, known as Tobar na Ba Bàine (the Well of the Pale Cow).
Our high quality American oak barrels develop almond, hazelnut, and sweet spice flavours in the spirit, and the previous bourbon contents develop caramel, toffee, and creamy chocolate notes.
The final maturation in French oak casks develops savoury spice flavours, and the Bordeaux red wine infused oak brings rich dark fruit notes to the fore.