Tamdhu Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky has launched a Single Cask Distillery Team edition to mark the 120th anniversary of the Speyside distillery.

The edition has been developed by the 15 member team at Tamdhu who selected a range of ages and cask types, including European and American sherry oak and then blind tasted the final product.

The team preferred the European oak first-fill sherry butt for the new whiskey in order to offer a smooth, long-lasting finish and a deep natural colour.

Just 603 individually numbered bottles of the 120th anniversary edition will be available and can only be purchased on the company’s website for £250 per 70cl bottle.

“This cask is something to savour and enjoy over a prolonged period.”

Tamdhu Distillery manager Sandy McIntyre said:  “The distillery team had a lot of fun nosing and tasting nine samples and voting for their favourites. The final top three were then selected for a blind nosing and tasting and ranked by each of the team members to agree on the winning cask.

“This cask is something to savour and enjoy over a prolonged period. I would expect this bottle to be opened on special occasions when you would share a dram, or two, with close friends and family or even just to keep for yourself – selfish, perhaps, but who can blame you!”

The whisky brand is owned by Scotland’s Ian Macleod Distillers. Other products in Tamdhu’s portfolio include Dalbeallie Dram, Ten-Year-Old and Batch Strength.