Mac-Talla Islay Single Malt unveils new Core Range Expression

Mac-Talla Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky has launched a new addition to their core range – Mac-Talla Flora, aged in a combination of sherry and bourbon casks.

Each expression in the Mac-Talla range demonstrates the diversity of Islay whisky and the wide range of styles which can be created on the Island. Flora is a testament to the Island’s botanical richness, reflected in the notes of fragrant blossom, balanced with fresh, costal salinity and gentle peat.

Graeme Mackeddie, Operations Director said: “When creating Mac-Talla Flora, we use a combination of lightly-peated Islay single malt aged in bourbon barrels, second-fill sherry butts and a very small quantity of first-fill Oloroso and PX butts. The sherry/bourbon ration is approximately 70/30. It is vatted together and returned to second-fill sherry butts to marry for a number of months before bottling.

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He continued “The result is an elegant dram, which perfectly balances delicate floral notes of heather and gorse with Atlantic sea salt and warming peat.”

Mac-Talla Flora’s wildflower notes make it the perfect addition to the brand’s existing range: Terra, an earthy whisky with notes of woodsmoke, Mara, a powerful seaside dram, and Strata, a rich and balanced whisky which is as complex and layered as the rocks Islay stands on.

Tasting notes: Delicate notes of heather intertwined with soft peat smoke and nutty undertones.ABV: 48.2%Colour: Gorse YellowRRP: £54Stockists: Mac-Talla Flora can be ordered here: https://www.dunkeldwhiskybox.co.uk/p/mac-talla-flora or for further stockists, visit: https://mactallawhisky.com/stockists

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