Distiller’s Art 1995 Blair Athol

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Tasting Notes
  • Bouquet of toasted barley, sugar-coated almonds and juicy cranberries
  • Palate of spicy clove and cinnamon, with balancing notes of raisin and citrus peels
  • Rich, vanilla finish with hint of minerals

Aged 21 Years

Cases Available (6/750ML) 95

Bottling Strength 55.80% alc/vol

Cask Type Sherry

Year Founded 1798

Water Source Lower reaches of the Ben Vrackie

Region Midlands

Blair Athol Distillery Fact

Blair Athol is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, founded in 1798 by John Stewart and Robert Robertson near the picturesque little town of Pitlochry.

The young Blair Athol distillery was closed not long afterwards, however – until it was revived again by John Robertson in 1825/’26. It ran continuously for a decade after that.

A string of different owners followed in rapid succession; Alexander Conacher & Co., John Conacher & Co, Peter Fraser & Co., Elizabeth Conacher and P. McKenzie & Co Distillers Limited.

The Blair Athol distillery was finally closed in 1932, before being purchased by Arthur Bell & Sons Ltd. in 1933. Although Arthur Bell owned Blair Athol, they didn’t actually use it until it was fully rebuilt in 1949.