Cragganmore means “big rock” in Gaelic. It is made with lightly smoked barley which adds to the complexity of this charming, toasty, medium-bodied malt whisky which quite unjustly tends to be neglected by many whisky drinkers.
For many, the definitive Speyside.
Nose: A combination of sweet floral fragrances, riverside herbs and flowers with some honey and vanilla. “The most complex nose of any Single Malt Scotch Whisky” (Michael Jackson).
Body: Firm, rounded, light to medium
Palate: A strong malty taste with hints of sweet wood smoke and sandalwood
Finish: A long, malt-driven finish with light smoke and hints of sweetness
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