Whisky.de Malt Horst Lüning 10 Years launched
The dream of an ownfulfilled
It is that time before Christmas again when everybody writes down their Christmas wishes. For years and years, “My own Scotch whisky” was at the top of Horst Lüning's wish list. The "Master Taster" of Whisky.de and Whisky.com, whose videos have accompanied many whisky friends while discovering the world of whisky, has fulfilled his dream after 25 years: The Whisky.de Malt Horst Lüning was launched.
Ex-bourbon casks married with a small amount of ex-sherry casks
The "Horst Lüning whisky. Ex- and a smaller amount of ex- were married in order to obtain a fresh, fruity malt with a slightly spicy note and a hint of in the . When choosing the for the Whisky.de Malt by tasting casks samples Horst Lüning was guided by his own and preferences. “It smells like a Speyside potpourri with a slight Highland note,” he describes the whisky." is an unpeated 10-year-old scotch
The Whisky.de Malt 10 Years was neither chill filtered nor coloured. It was at 46% . The aim was to create a complex, harmonious that can also score in terms of affordability. The first batch is limited to 3,000 bottles.
The proud whisky maker is on the label
A few years ago, the German cartoonist Michael Hüter portrayed Horst Lüning in a typical pose. This cartoon now adorns the Whisky.de Malt. The husband of the founder of Whisky.de, Theresia Lüning, has already visited more than 200 whisky and tasted thousands of whiskies. In 2016 he was accepted into the circle of the , an association within the whisky industry that aims to promote the reputation, awareness and sales of Scottish worldwide.of the
The official tasting notes for the Whisky.de Malt Horst Lüning
- Aroma: Pleasantly full of fresh citrus notes, delicate sherry fruitiness and subtle spicy notes
- Taste: Sweet, malty and soft with citrus and delicate sherry notes
- Finish: Medium to long, mild with a subtle oak flavor
- Colour: natural gold tone
If you prefer a more powerful sherry cask influence on the aroma, we recommend the other blended bottled by Whisky.de, which was released a week earlier, the Highland Cattle. When choosing the casks for that malt, the focus was on sherry casks.