Country: Scotland
Region: Highland
District: Speyside, Capital of Scotch whisky country
Location: The village and distillery of Aberlour lie in the heart of Speyside, where the Lour burn joins the river Spey.
Distillery: Founded on its current site by James Fleming in 1879. The distillery is not open to the public. (Visitors are welcomed by appointment during the Speyside Whisky Festival)
Village: Aberlour (Gaelic for Mouth of the Chattering Burn) became nationally famous in the 19th century for its Orphanage. Aberlour is also a highly thought after salmon angling spot and the home of Walkers’ shortbread.
Water: Built alongside the Lour burn, the Aberlour distillery uses pure spring water that rises through peat and granite from Ben Rinnes. The St Drostan Well stone was erected to mark the location of the spring, which was used by St Drostan to baptize the local population in the 7th century.
Distribution: Aberlour 10 year old is available in over 40 countries. Other bottlings are available in selected markets and duty free.
Whisky: Matured in a combination of bourbon and sherry cask it is the definitive example of a Speyside Single Malt. Full bodied and well balanced with complex fruity and spicy flavors and sweet aromas. Creamy and smooth in the mouth finishing on toffee and honey-like notes.
Contact details:

Aberlour Distillery, Aberlour, Scotland.
The Aberlour Distillery is not open to the public but visits and tastings are organized during the Spirit of Speyside Festival each Spring. Details of the Festival will be announced here on the Aberlour Website.

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