Alexander Murray Glenturret 34 Year Old 1982
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A delightful wee distillery in heart of Strathearn in the Highland region, Glenturret is quaint mix of one of the smallest and oldest distilleries in Scotland. Nested in the rolling hills amongst the trees, it’s hard to argue with its claim to being an age-old site of illicit spirit distillation – as early as the late eighteenth century apparently.
Producing very small volumes of whisky for its owner, Edrington, and rarely seen as a standalone single malt, Glenturret has inherited a slightly anonymous identity over the years. Alongside this, the distillery’s simple and unsophisticated setup naturally yields faintly inconsistent spirit character. This makes Glenturret a jamboree of peculiarities and idiosyncrasies that are so interesting to the seasoned malt drinker.
Profile of the spirit character dances between light and perfumed, however what’s usually guaranteed is intensity of flavor.
Single malt releases are few and far between, and older vintages of Glenturret are particularly rare.
Even though I purchased this bottle (as a gift) online, I never received it. After the estimated arrival date had come and gone, I emailed Mission Trails to see if it shipped. No reply. Several days later, I emailed again. No reply. I called the store and they told me email. I emailed again. No reply. I called again. Finally, I got a gentleman on the phone who told me they cannot even source this bottle (through they charged me for it and claimed to have shipped it). Eventually, they offered me a completely different, inferior bottle at a discount. The gentleman who helped me was very helpful, but overall, it was a very disappointing experience.