Freshly toasted brioche bun, ripe Granny Smith apples and a twist of green pepper. Toasted oak lingers in the background.
Sweet pear and tropical hints with banana and almond notes are contrasted with subtle herbs of thyme and rosemary.
With water added – packed with fresh green notes of pear, cardamom, waxy with a prickly peppery note anise.
Dry and balanced. Digestive biscuit, honey, malty, and salted caramel popcorn. Faint spiciness developing nutmeg and brown sugar.
The Ghost of Clanyard Bay, Chapter 7: Piper
The Fable brand is built on storytelling, art and illustration. They aim to set the imagination free and open up the charming and romantic world of fine independent whiskies.
An independent bottler who is far from the ordinary, Fable bring legendary myths to life through arts and animation, showcasing hand selected single malts with distinctive taste and intriguing character.
Their first instalment dives into the legend of 'The Ghost Piper of Clanyard Bay', a story hailing from the south west coast of Scotland, close to Stranraer.
Fable have collaborated with artist Hugo Cuellar to design the labels, characters and scenes, creating the enchanted world that forms a set of eleven chapter releases.
This is release number 2, chapter 4/11, it represents the Bay, down-which the piper and his loyal dog follow into the wicked cave. It is embodied by the Benrinnes 9 year old, a classic Speysider with alluring fruity and floral notes.
This 9 year old Benrinnes hogshead was bottled at a cask strength ABV of 60.9%, with zero chill filtration and no added colouration... just the way we like it!
The sweet, fresh scent of this fine golden nectar would lure anyone into that cave!
Cask Type: Hogshead
Cask Number: 309355
Bottle Size: 700 ml