Bruichladdich launches ‘micro provenance’ single cask release
Scotch distillery Bruichladdich has released its first new ‘Micro Provenance’ single cask release in Southeast Asia.
Bottled from Micro Provenance Cask No. 1898 in December 2020, Bruichladdich dedicated this cask specially for Singapore and Malaysia, with only 144 bottles available in each country.
The limited-release 2010 Micro Provenance cask features Bruichladdich – Unpeated, aged for ten years in second fill-Syrah barrels and bottled at cask strength of 59.5% ABV.
The Micro Provenance range comprises an exploratory series of single cask bottlings selected by Bruichladdich’s head distiller Adam Hannett to showcase the complexity and pedigree of each individual cask at the distillery.
Only a handful of single casks are selected each year from over 200 different cask types currently sitting in the warehouses at Bruichladdich distillery.
“At Bruichladdich, we are passionate about experimentation in our casks and in our whisky”, says Hannett. “We are genuinely excited to be able to release some of these individual casks and share their character, flair and attitude with Bruichladdich drinkers.”
Bottles of the Bruichladdich Micro Provenance cask 1898 will be available in extremely limited quantities in Singapore at The Straits Wine Company, priced at SRP S$230 (700ml) as the exclusive off-premise retailer. Bottles may now be pre-reserved and will be available from 24 March 2021, with each purchase including a complimentary Bruichladdich Glencairn nosing glass.
Another limited Bruichladdich Bundle will also be available featuring Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie, Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2011, Bruichladdich Organic Barley 2010, Bruichladdich Single Cask 1898 and a complimentary Bruichladdich Glencairn nosing glass. Three sets available at S$588 from 24 to 31 March, UP S$648.
The limited whisky is also serving up in top bars in Singapore for by the glass option, including The Single Cask, The Wall, Malts, Cooperage, The Writing Club, CU, The Joint and The Vault.