The filling of the Cardhu 15 is to close the gap between the 12 year old and the 18 year old Cardhu. With its taste of ripe fruit It convinces in the nose and palate. It shows hints of oranges, honey cakes and little gingerbreads, and Earl Gray tea, roasted nuts and a hint of sweet beer. Overall, a perfect, honest whiskey. The operator of the distillery Cardhu, a certain John Cumming – acquired the distillery license in 1824th John Cumming died in 1846, his son Lewis and after it his wife Elizabeth the distillery led on. In 1893, Elizabeth Cumming sold the distillery to John Walker & Sons, who wanted to buy for their already very successful Blended Scotch whisky “Johnnie Walker” this distillery to have exclusive access to this malt. Cardhu today presents itself as “Home of Johnnie Walker.” The 15 year old bottling of Cardhu one of a series of 12- and 18-year-old, which is available from this distillery. It tastes like ripe fruit and has been a corresponding aroma that inspired the nose. Hints of honey cake and oranges, gingerbread and black tea play with, also include roasted nuts and sweet beer vernehmen.Die nose is spoiled by the aromas of plum and quince jelly, and a tiny smoke. The whiskey is praised balanced by connoisseurs as very good as it tastes both of malt and vanilla and herbs, without a predominating it. The finish is medium length and earthy, and transmits pieces of dark chocolate and smoke in sich.Die distillery Cardhu is no longer owned by the original founder and his family, as they sold after years of private management in 1893 to the company John Walker that here the Whiskey produced in any case required for the glare of their Zugpferdmarke “Johnnie Walker”. Cardhu has since been referred to as the “Home of Johnnie Walker.” Even today, parts of the Johnnie Walker blends are distilled here except the three own whiskeys. The distillery Cardhu is near Cardow in the county of Banffshire in Scotland. The current owner is the conglomerate Diageo. used in this distillery and its water supply comes from the sources of Mannoch Hill and the Lyne Burn.
Cardhu 15 Year Old is a 15 year old single malt whisky from the Cardhu whisky distillery (located in the Speyside region). Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 by 18 reviewers and available from Amazon for only £49.84, falling slightly short of liquid gold but this in a solid everyday single malt whisky.
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