Lochlea Sowing Edition Second Crop
This superb warm and smoky version of the distilleries signature Lochlea whisky was created by using a combination of ex-Islay barrels and peated quarter casks. They have chosen an icy blue label to reflect the cold and frosty Ayrshire winters.
- Nose: Baked fruit with a light peat smoke in the background
- Palate: Old fashioned boiled sweets, cooked apple and Brazil nuts
- Finish: Lingering fruit and nuttiness, all intertwined with a haze of Islay peat smoke.
The Sowing 2nd Crop event marks the beginning of the farm's second planting season of the year, showcasing the expertise and innovation of the Lochlea team. Farmers, agronomists, and enthusiasts from all over gather to witness the latest advancements in crop cultivation and learn from industry experts.
At Lochlea - an independently-owned distillery has been quietly producing, casking, and maturing their spirit over the last few years, patiently waiting to share the fruits of their labour with the world.
Initially led by the experience and expertise of distillery manager Malcolm Rennie, and now under the management of ex-Laphroaig Distillery Manager John Campbell. Having built up one of the top ten Scotch brands in the world over the past 27 years, John brings a wealth of knowledge and a burning ambition to help Lochlea fulfil its potential.