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Na Sia Single Cask Series - Peated Ex-Bordeaux Red Wine

Isle of Raasay Hebridean Single Malt

Na Sia Single Cask Series

Na Sia Single Cask Bottlings demonstrates our six unique Isle of Raasay Single Malt recipe casks.

Ex-Bordeaux Red Wine Cask Bottling

Our peated ex-Bordeaux red wine single cask is the first in this series. 288 bottles, 59.5% ABV, natural colour, non-chill filtered.

Available by ballot, this cask was chosen by attendees at our Isle of Raasay Single Malt online launch event in June 2021 and has since sold out. Matured in a first fill peated ex Bordeaux red wine cask

Ex-Bordeaux Red Wine Cask

Stained red on the outside, these high quality ex-Bordeaux red wine casks are delivered fresh to the island from the châteaux of South West France. In the first few months of maturation, our spirit develops a pink hue in these casks, which turns into a deeper, darker red.

Bold flavours and fruity notes develop in the spirit – including dried fruits, sultana, grape, Christmas cake & bread pudding.

Savoury Spice, Cinnamon75%
Cherries, black grapes, blackcurrants 90%
A hint of saltiness35%
Smoky (peated Highland spirit)75%
Isle of Raasay Distillery Bordeaux Red Wine Cask
Capacity: 220 Litres
Oak Variety: Quercus Robor, Quercus Petraea, European Oak

Inside This Release: The Facts

  • Release Date: July 2021
  • Spirit Type: Isle of Raasay peated spirit
  • ABV: 59.5%
  • Cask Number: 2018/7
  • Cask Type: First fill ex-Bordeaux red wine
  • Barley Variety: Peated Concerto, 48 PPM
  • Yeast Type: Distillers’ Yeast
  • Presentation: Natural colour, non-chill filtered
  • Water Source: Isle of Raasay Distillery well – Tobar na Bà Baine
  • Fermentation Time: 3 and 5 day fermentations
  • Spirit Cut Point: Narrow cut point
  • Cask Filling Strength: 63.5% abv
  • Distilled: 17/01/2018
  • Bottling: 05/07/2021
  • Maturation & Bottling: Isle of Raasay Distillery
  • Number of Bottles: 288

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