Highland Scotch distillery Nc’nean has launched a brand new whisky sequence, known as Quiet Rebels.
The expressions that may characteristic within the vary might be curated and chosen by people from the 14-strong Nc’nean workforce.
The debut launch is named Annabel, named after the distillery’s founder, Annabel Thomas. Solely 4,504 bottles have been created.
The whisky was aged in a mixture of ex-Tokaji barrels, that are stated to provide a ‘great sweetness and velvety texture’ to the whisky, and ex-Bourbon barrels, which imparted flavours of coconut, toasted vanilla and tropical fruits.
Thomas stated: “The Quiet Rebels sequence celebrates the workforce that makes Nc’nean what it’s. A gaggle of passionate, expert and adventurous people who find themselves the driving pressure behind our mission to pioneer sustainable manufacturing and do issues in a different way.
“One of the best half was clearly selecting the casks for this launch. I’ve had my eye on the Tokaji barrels for some time as their sweeter facet appealed to me. However I additionally love our spirit in ex-Bourbon casks and I needed to create one thing that permit me shine by.
“It’s my flip to go first with this launch however I can’t wait to see what the remainder of our superb workforce provide you with in years to return.”
Bottled at 48.5% ABV, Quiet Rebels Annabel is on the market now by way of ncnean.com and thru choose retailers, priced at RRP £65.95 (US$90). Will probably be accessible from varied dates by way of the distillery’s distributors in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy and Belgium.
In July this yr, Nc’nean grew to become the primary whisky distillery within the UK to achieve net zero emissions.
Moreover, final yr, Nc’nean broke a world record after bottle quantity one in all its inaugural single malt whisky bought for £41,004 (US$54,183) throughout a web-based public sale.