The Old Particular range was introduced in September 2013 by Fred Laing, soon after he parted ways with his brother and business partner Stewart splitting the portfolio of Douglas Laing & Co.
Old Particular is a counterpart to Old Malt Cask series, now part of Hunter Laing & Co. range, and consists of single cask expressions of single malt and single grain whiskies sourced from all over Scotland. Invergordon Single Grain 21 years old presented here was distilled in May 1997 and aged in refill barrel no. DL 12938. Bottled at natural strength of 51.5% abv and without chill-filtration in November 2018 with an outrun of 183 bottles.
Nose: sweet cereals, brown sugar, vanilla, buttered toast, maple syrup, honey, lemon peel, hints of marzipan and oak.
Palate: follows the nose, vanilla, honey, caramel, sugared nuts, banana bread, white chocolate, dash of cinnamon and oak tannins.
Finish: medium long, with notes of vanilla, cereals, sweet pastries, hints of ginger, cinnamon and oak.