Navigating the treacherous waters around the North Sea wouldn’t be possibly without a network of lighthouses. Dunnet Head marks the most northernly point of the Scottish mainland. Established in 1831, later moderinised and eventually auomated, the sire is still as vital to the safety of crews navigating the Pentland Firth as it was back in the days when tall ships and steamers sailed these restless waters.
A combination of American oak, ex-bourbon casks and Spanish oak, ex-Oloroso casks.
COLOUR : Old brass.
NOSE : Warming and sweet, with notes of spices, bitter chocolate and a whiff of freshly varnished deck. Lemon and creamy vanilla overtones offer balance and brightness.
TASTE : Rich fruit cake, sultanas and salted caramel give way to a touch of leather and a fragrant floral top note. Long and smooth finish with salty and spice accents.