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Two Tullibardine Sauternes Finishes: The New 225 Meets The older Tullibardine Sauterens

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Two Tullibardine Sauternes Finishes: The New 225 Meets The older Tullibardine Sauterens

In a previous post on Sauternes finishes I wrote that since Sauternes casks are so expensive, we rarely see sauternes matured whiskys, and there are but a few Sauternes finished whiskys around. For a recent Sauternes themed meeting of the Malt Mongers – Israel Club held in July, we had two pairs of old vs….

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The Old and the New: Glenmorangie’s Sauternes Finishes – 15 Year vs. The Nectar D’or

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The Old and the New: Glenmorangie’s Sauternes Finishes – 15 Year vs. The Nectar D’or

Sauternes casks are just about as expensive as casks get. Thus, whisky maturing in Sauternes casks is both relatively rare (compared to bourbon, sherry or other wine finishes) and fairly expensive. Full maturation in Sauternes casks is almost unheard of, with only a few examples around (the┬áBallechin #8 Sauternes Cask comes to mind), and of…

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