The Singleton of Dufftown is a Speyside distillery in the town of Dufftown. The Fiddich River flows in Dufftown. Dufftown proclaims itself the Scottish Whiskey Capital Glenfiddich being Dufftown's best-known distillery.The Singleton of Dufftown is a naturally rich, smooth single malt and aged in mostly Oloroso sherry casks. The 12th anniversary of the distillery is sufficiently representative of the Speyside style for Singleton of Dufftown to appear in the selection of Classic Malts. The Singleton brand can also be followed by Glen Ord or Glendullan, The Singleton being in a way an umbrella brand used worldwide by Diageo LVMH serving the three distilleries Dufftown, Glen Ord and Glendullan. This whiskey is a Single Malt. To be a Single Malt, a whiskey follows 2 essential rules. This whiskey must be produced in a single distillery which gives the Single, then be made only from malted cereals: the Malt. The malted cereal must be barley, however in rare exceptions rye may be used. Scotland is the main supplier of single malt. These are called Scotch Single Malt Whiskey, but there are other countries, for example Japan, India, the Czech Republic or France which also offer Single Malts. The rule is the same, this whiskey must come from a single distillery and the cereal used must be malted barley.
This 18-year-old SINGLETON is a whiskey from Speyside, a region located by the North Sea, in the heart of the Highlands. It alone produces about 60% of the volumes of single malts in Scotland, it is the region which has the largest number of distilleries still in operation: around fifty. Everything is organized around the River Spey which is the main river which gave its name to the Speyside region. Other rivers flow and their name evokes the distilleries which drink there like the Livet for Glenlivet, the Fiddich for Glenfiddich, the Deveron for Glen Deveron and they flow in the golf of Moray, which gave the Glen Moray. With some exceptions, where peat-dried malts have been used, Speyside malt whiskeys are not peated. The characteristic common to the whiskeys of this region is a certain roundness and a lot of elegance. The aromas are always balanced between fruity notes and touches of freshly harvested grains, Speyside whiskeys evoke the great classicism of Stottish Malts. For your information know that Speyside Glenlivet was King George IV's favorite whiskey! The SINGLETON 18 year old Speyside Whiskey is a Scotch whiskey. The largest number of active malt distilleries is found in Scotland, with over 97 distilleries recorded. Most often and by tradition, distilleries use double distillation, distillation regulated since the 17th century! This shows to what extent the famous "" scotch whiskey "", known for its taste qualities, is part of Scottish heritage. Five main regions are commonly accepted: the Lowlands to the south and the Highlands to the north are the two largest and arguably famous, Speyside to the northeast, Campbeltown and the islands (Orkney, Skye, Mull, Jura and Arran ) and finally the island of Islay on which is undoubtedly the largest concentration per km² of malt distilleries in the world.
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