44 Year Old
This 44 year old single malt produced by the Talisker distillery was matured in marine oak casks, charred using a small amount of sustainably-farmed Scottish sea kelp and stave wood shavings.
About the distillery
Talisker Distillery, Region Island, Located on the Isle of Skye was founded in 1830 by Hugh and Kenneth Mackaskill, The produced whisky built an excellent reputation, Unfortunately by 1848 production was vastly reduced to lack of consumption and was closed to financial difficulties, Donald Maclennan to ownership in 1857 but this was short lived and filed for bankruptcy by 1863, Anderson & Co. Ltd took ownership in 1867 but was found guilty of fraud by selling whisky casks claiming it was stored in warehouses but unfortunately were nonexistent, this gave huge reputational damage to the distillery. The distillery changed ownership on a number of occasions, In 1925 the distillery was purchased by DCL as a Subsidiary, In 1986 DCL were acquired by Guinness who became United Distillers and in 1997 became Diageo who remain the distillery owners.
- Distillery Talisker