The first whisky in Glengoyne’s Legacy Series, Chapter
One has been aged in first-fill European oak oloroso sherry casks, as well as
some refill casks. It has a fruity, sweet character, with notes of sweet sherry,
vanilla and dried apricots, while a bolder, spicier note develops slowly.
The Legacy Series Chapter One commemorate the life and
achievements of Cochrane Cartwright, and his vision of what Glengoyne could
become. Distillery Manager from 1869, Cartwright dramatically slowed down the
distillation process and introduced the distillery to sherry casks.
Here we have
Chapter One of Glengoyne's The Legacy Series. This expression celebrates
Cochrane Cartwright, Glengoyne’s distillery manager in 1869, who famously
introduced sherry casks to Glengoyne. The liquid was matured in first-fill
European oak Oloroso sherry casks as well as Glengoyne's refill casks, before
being bottled at 48%
Glengoyne Legacy One Bottling Note On the palate,
discover a rich flavour profile of sweet sherry, vanilla and dried fruits. Add
a drop or two of water to reveal bold, spicy notes that linger on into a long,
96 Points 2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge
"Delve into the first chapter of the Legacy Series
as we celebrate where it all began for Glengoyne’s renowned character. Discover
the captivating story of Cochrane Cartwright – Glengoyne’s Distillery Manager
from 1869 – the father of the Distillery’s unhurried spirit.
Chapter One’s stunning flavour notes are all down to the
heart matured in first fill European oak Oloroso sherry casks combined with our
prized refill casks. This spirit has developed a fruity, sweet quality – a
hallmark characteristic of all Glengoyne whiskies, as influenced by Cochrane.
On the palate, discover a rich flavour profile of sweet sherry, vanilla and
dried fruits. Add a drop or two of water to reveal bold, spicy notes that
linger on into a long, balanced finish.
Chapter One in our Legacy Series pays homage to Cochrane
Cartwright and his vision for Glengoyne. Not only did the 1869 Distillery
Manager dramatically slow down distillation, but he famously first introduced
sherry casks to Glengoyne.
As one of the key figures in shaping the Distillery’s unhurried nature, it’s
only right that Cochrane is celebrated with a whisky crafted just the way he
would’ve wished it to be…"