Coming Soon! - Daftmill 2008 Winter Batch Release
The latest bottling from Daftmill distillery has been announced and it sounds like another exciting release.
A 2008 vintage Daftmill has been crafted for The Winter 2020 release, with the single malt used all matured in first fill ex-bourbon barrels. Bottled at 46% vol, this is the largest release to date, so hopefully more Daftmill fans can grab the opportunity to try this wonderful single malt from Fife.
We hope to have our allocation in the early part of May, so keep an eye on our website and social media channels for further news.
Unfortunately we won't be taking pre-orders for this bottling but we'd love to hear your thoughts on this latest Lowland release, so if you have any comments, please list them below.
Until then, here's the official tasting notes for the Daftmill Winter 2020 Release.
This charming little Fifer lets you know immediately that it’s from top quality first fill ex-bourbon barrels with lashings of vanilla essence, and spiced custard appearing on the nose. A little bit of time in the glass allows more complexity and distillery character to build giving honeyed beeswax, peaches, apricot jam and something more savory reminiscent of bay leaves and cardamom. The palate is pleasingly balanced with spicey oak pairing nicely the fruiter distillate notes, some caramelised brown sugar, cocktail bitters, praline and banana notes all emerge with time. Wood spice is dominant on the finish giving long waves of cinnamon and dried ginger. Despite what the distillation season may suggest, this is perfect summery Daftmill, and indeed a perfect summary of why we love this complex little lowlander in simple bourbon barrels.
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