The Cowie family had much influence on the development of Mortlach whisky during the 19th century. Alexander Cowie invented the complicated distillation process that still is in use. Cowie’s Blue Seal is named after the oldest Mortlach whisky that has been known, bottled by Alexanders father George.
Aroma: Dense, elegant & intriguing. Dried fruit, cedar wood, leather and tobacco.
Taste: Robust palate with a coating of oiliness. Aromatic citrus. Hints of wood spice opening into a dark, meatiness of barbecue pork crackling. Berries, jam & cocoa nibs add brightness.
Finish: Deep and complex with gingerbread, raisin and a hint of licorice