Saturday, 20 May 2017

DIAGEO SPECIAL RELEASES 2017


THE WHISKIES FOR 2017

Diageo, the leading Scotch whisky company, announced most of the line-up for this year's Special Release bottlings a few months ago. Today they have announced more details of each whisky, plus the 10th and final bottling the will make up the 2017 series - this is the Collectivum XXVIII, a blended malt which contains whiskies from each of Diageo's 28 Scottish malt distilleries that are currently in production. Every year the Special Releases, which first appeared in 2001, are eagerly anticipated by whisky fans and collectors.

This year's releases are:


Blair Athol 24 YO ABV: 58.4%
Brora 34 YO: ABV: 51.9%
Caol Ila 18 YO ABV: 59.8%
Collectivum XXVIII: NAS, ABV: 57.3%
Convalmore 32 YO: ABV: 48.2%
Glen Elgin 18 YO: ABV: 54.8%
Lagavulin 12 YO: ABV: 56.5%
Port Dundas 52 YO: ABV: 44.6%
Port Ellen 37 YO: ABV: 51%
Teaninich 17 YO: ABV: 55.9%