Glenglassaugh Pedro Ximenez Sherry Wood Finish
The luscious sweetness of our full-bodied spirit is intensified in Pedro Ximenez sherry wood finish. Known as the ‘King of sherries’, PX is a sweet, dessert sherry, made by the sun-dried PX grape, known for its unctuous raisiny character. During finishing, the PX cask imbues Glenglassaugh with sun-dried warmth, reminiscent of a richly baked fruit dessert, spiced by the sea.
Colour: Harvest gold.
Nose: Loaded with creamy vanilla and hints of white pepper over caramelised orchard fruits.
Palate: A dusting of vanilla-infused Demerara sugar over pear tarte Tatin, finished with a cedar wood spice and rich, sweet barley.
Our coastal distillery which was once forgotten, now re-awakened, has unearthed a Limited Release series of contemporary Highland Single Malt Scotch whiskies, offering a unique voyage of discovery into a distillery reinvigorated. The latest additions to our series represent a new chapter for Glenglassaugh and include our distillery’s first ever wood finish expressions. The wood finishes series features four distinct styles: a Port Wood Finish, a Peated Port Wood Finish, a Pedro Ximinez Sherry Wood Finish and a Peated Virgin Oak Wood Finish.
Glenglassaugh Whisky Maker Rachel Barrie said:
“The release of Glenglassaugh’s first ever Wood Finish range marks a new chapter for this elemental distillery. As surf crashes on Sandend Bay and invigorating North Sea air passes through our warehouses, Glenglassaugh matures first in American ex bourbon casks, before changing course in either Virgin Oak, Pedro Ximenez or Port wood, on a voyage shaped by the sea.”
“From the sweet earthiness of our peated spirit enlivened by American Virgin Oak, to luscious full-bodied sweetness intensified in casks of Pedro Ximenez; from the tempestuous waves of fruit and smoke bottled as Peated Port Wood, to the sublime elemental fruit and freshness of Glenglassaugh Port Wood. I look forward to sharing this multi-dimensional voyage along our elemental coast.”