Craigellachie is awarded World’s Best Single Malt

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Craigellachie has been awarded the World’s Best Single Malt at the World Whiskies Awards 2017.

The Whisky Magazine competition saw internationally recognised whisky experts honour Craigellachie 31-year-old as the best single malt whisky in the world.

Georgie Bell, Global Malts ambassador said: “Since launching, Craigellachie has built up a huge reputation in the on-trade and with whisky connoisseurs – its sought out and admired – and the accolade is true testimony to this.

“It shows how far the Craigellachie brand has come in the last three years, and how from a production, maturation and blending perspective we really are second to none.”

Stephanie MacLeod, malts master and master blender for John Dewars and Sons describes Craigellachie 31-year-old as: “Beautifully balanced, smooth and rich, a swirl of smoke and sulphur accentuate the sumptuous fruits of kiwi and pineapple. The tang of old, leather bound books and tobacco emerge, with a hint of meatiness of a beef consommé.”

This award follows the success of Craigellachie 23-year-old, which was crowned Best in Show at the San Francisco World’s Spirits Competition in 2015.

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