AnCnoc launched 1975 vintage

anCnoc 1975anCnoc Highland single malt Scotch whisky, has announced the launch of its latest vintage. Bottled in 2014, anCnoc 1975 (44.2% ABV) is the oldest expression ever released from Knockdhu Distillery and promises to be the ultimate treat for anCnoc fans and the most discerning whisky drinkers around the world.

Produced from only three American oak and Spanish oak ex-sherry casks laid down in 1975, this latest vintage is limited to 1590 bottles and has been bottled at cask strength without chill-filtration.

Described as being rich and inviting on the nose and full-bodied, intense and complex on the palate, the 1975 Vintage is presented in a simple, striking bottle and encased in an elegant black tube.

Commenting on the new release, anCnoc Assistant Brand Manager, Stephanie Bridge, said: “The last 12 months have been a very ambitious and a very successful time for anCnoc. We unveiled the limited Peaty Collection to a global audience and launched two travel retail expressions as well as our popular 18 Year Old. The 1975 has been anticipated for a number of years, it’s distinctively anCnoc, a fantastic whisky and a superb addition to any whisky collection.”

anCnoc 1975 Vintage will be available from February through specialist retailers for a RRP of £300.

Inver House releases anCnoc 18YO single malt

anCnoc 18yoAn 18 year old expression of anCnoc Highland single malt Scotch whisky has been released by Inver House’s Knockdhu Distillery. An initial 6,000 bottles will be available globally.

Matured in hand selected Spanish oak ex-sherry casks and American oak ex-bourbon casks, each 70cl bottle will have an RRP of £70 and an ABV of 46%. On the palate, the non chill-filtered single malt is bursting with oriental spices and toasted vanilla, with a full bodied taste and a surge of honey and caramel to finish.

The packaging stays true to anCnoc’s trademark minimalistic style, featuring an artful depiction of the landscape surrounding Knockdhu.

anCnoc Assistant Brand Manager, Stephanie Bridge comments: “2014 has been anCnoc’s most ambitious year to date. We unveiled our new Peaty Collection in April, two new expressions for global travel retail and our hugely popular 2000 Vintage. We are confident that our new anCnoc 18 years old will be extremely popular amongst single malt aficionados with its unique taste profile and striking packaging.”

Inver House Distillers is globally integrated into International Beverage Holdings and drives the distillation and maturation of Scotch through its five distilleries. International Beverage Holdings was established in 2005 as the international arm of ThaiBev, one of South East Asia’s leading alcohol beverage companies. With a network of regional offices in Asia, Europe and North America, the company is responsible for the production, sales, marketing and distribution of a portfolio of premium global brands in over 80 countries and territories.

AnCnoc releases 2000 vintage scotch whisky

anCnoc-Scotch-whisky (1)Inver House Distillers has released a 2000 vintage of its anCnoc single malt Scotch whisky, matured at the Knockdhu Distillery in Banffshire.

Just 1,000 cases of the limited edition have been produced for select markets and will be rolled out this month.

The 46% abv expression has been matured in ex-Sherry butts and ex-Bourbon barrels, and is non-chill-filtered and non-coloured.

Stephanie Bridge, assistant brand manager for anCnoc, said: “The unique taste portfolio of the vintage 2000 is set to be a hit with malt enthusiasts everywhere. Releasing the next vintage in the anCnoc collection marks the end of a very exciting spring and summer for the brand.

“I’m confident that the exclusive expression will be a welcome addition to anyone’s malt collection.”

Earlier this year the brand introduced its peated collection with four bottlings demonstrating different peat strengths.