Spey Chairman's Choice 70cl
The Spey Chairman's Choice single malt is created with a mix of bourbon and sherry bottles. The Chairman's Choice release was inspired by the tradition of the chairman of the distillery choosing the best casks to have on Christmas day with his family. On the palate it is sweet, smooth, and buttery with vanilla, pears, and fresh toffee with a lingering finish.
Spey distillery is located in Kingussie very close to Inverness. It is the southern most distillery in the Speyside region. The distillery was built in 1962 by the owner of a nearby grain whisky distillery. Works on the site lasted until 1987. The first drops of spirit were distilled in 1990.
Two small stills were installed, they had to be cut down to size and were sourced from the now defunct Lochside distillery. The distillery has a production capacity of some 500 thousand liters of alcohol per year. The Speyside Distillery company is the current owner of Spey after they purchased it in 2013.
The owners of the distillery sell in in different markets under different names. It is the base whisky for Mongolia's best selling blended Scotch: Yoko