Scotch - Single Malt
Aberlour 16yr Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
This is a Tier 1 score in the Whiskey category. It means the spirit has won the highest recommendation at least once and probably many times.
Aberlour 16yr Single Malt scotch is the 16yr expression of the double-cask scotch whisky aged in a combination of bourbon oak and sherry oak casks.
The Aberlour Distillery was founded by James Fleming in 1879 in the heart of Speyside. They glory in being between the junction of the rivers Lour and Spey, the former river providing the water for the whisky. The community itself claims to be 1,400 years old. According to Malt Maniacs the name aberlour translates from the Gaelic as "the mouth of the babbling brook." The distillery is owned by Chivas Brothers who themselves are owned by the French-based Pernod-Ricard.
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