Bottle No. 50, 58, 59 / 128
Invergordon Distillery was built in 1959 by Hawker Siddeley Group.
A management buyout occurred in 1988 but six years later the company lost its independence with hostile takeover embarked by Whyte & Mackay. Invergordon Distillery is equipped with three column stills and one Coffey still and produces over 40 million liters of spirit per annum with most output going into Whyte & Mackay blends. Invergordon 1988 is a single cask release limited to 128 bottles. The whisky was bottled by Jack Wiebers Whisky World as part of Prenzlow Portfolio Collection. Alfred Prenzlow is a contemporary German painter, whose works feature on several Jack Wiebers bottlings. The original artwork ‘Milling’ adorns the label of Invergordon 1988.
Nose: lots of tropical fruits, mango, pineapples, coconuts, marshmallows, vanilla, caramel, raisins, touch of cinnamon and toasted oak.
Palate: vanilla custard, caramel, toffee, banana bread, coconut flakes, ginger liquor, milk chocolate, cinnamon and delicate oaky dryness.
Finish: medium long, vanilla, milk chocolate, coconuts, candied ginger and oak.