ABERFELDY®, one of Scotch whisky's fastest growing single malt brands*, has today announced the
release of its most distinguished Golden Dram – ABERFELDY 40 Years Old – available only from the
distillery itself as a hand-bottled exclusive.

Dewar's Aberfeldy

For more than 120 years ABERFELDY has been crafting some of Scotland's most beguiling single malt
whiskies, with the single cask being its ultimate expression. ABERFELDY 40 Years Old is the distillery's
oldest whisky yet and will be released in three single cask editions.

To uncover a parcel of whisky of this age with such distinct personality and excellence is indeed, a
rare find. Resting in oak since the whisky was distilled back in the late 70's, ABERFELDY'S Malt
Master, Stephanie Macleod delved in to the distillery's reserves and uncovered three separate single
casks, all with remarkable qualities. Very few casks of this age survive the maturation process with
enough vivacity left in them to make a truly great whisky, often having lost over 50% of the cask's
contents to evaporation.

"To find one cask at this venerable age, is extraordinary but to find three, is exceptional" says
Stephanie Macleod, Aberfeldy's Malt Master, adding: "just think of the four decades of history these
casks have slumbered through."

Filled on 22 nd August 1978, all three casks are American Oak, ex-bourbon Hogsheads. The first to be
released is cask #5029, the second in the line-up will be cask #5030, with cask #5031 being the final
in this collection, to be bottled as ABERFELDY 40 Years Old.

Offering an ultra-premium, hands-on experience, purchasers will be given the opportunity to fill
their own bottle, by hand, directly from the cask, in the distillery's historic warehouses.
Stephanie comments: "The single cask is something that we at ABERFELDY bottle rarely – to have the
honour of filling your very own bottle of our oldest and most exclusive whisky yet, is a truly unique
opportunity. The golden hallmarks of the distillery are evident in the beautifully-balanced, elegant
and well-mannered single malt with peerless texture, perfectly expressed by these 40-year-old

On sale for £2,500 a bottle, ABERFELDY 40 Years Old will be exclusively available from the Aberfeldy
Distillery, both on-site and via its new online shop:

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