Inver House Distillers' AnCnoc has released the limited edition bottling of its 35 year old second release. The liquid is being introduced with just 670 bottles available globally.
Rested for over three decades in American oak ex-bourbon barrels, the casks were chosen by distillery manager Gordon Bruce and master blender Stuart Harvey.
Continuing AnCnoc’s modern tradition proposition and reputation for bringing a contemporary edge to whisky production, the 35 year old is packaged in an ice-white tube with minimal monochrome branding except for an illustration of the Knock Hill, through which the highland spring runs and helps form every AnCnoc whisky.
AnCnoc brand manager Stephanie Bridge says: “The 35 year old second release is a special expression for AnCnoc, having been matured for more than three decades in our traditional dunnage warehouses which still retain their earthen floors and add so much to the quality and character of this special liquid. The second release has lain in ex-bourbon barrels, offering fans something slightly different to the original expression. Our limited edition is a testament to the 35 year old’s popularity with whisky lovers worldwide and we’re confident that this unique release will entice drinkers to add it to their collections.”
The 35 year old is bottled at 41% ABV, neither chill-filtered nor coloured and is priced at £500 RRP for 70cl. It is now available, worldwide.
20 October 2016 - Sam Coyne The Drinks Report, editorial assistant