Caithness Distillery Produces “World Whisky of the year 2012”
Old Pulteney 21 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, which is distilled at the Pulteney Distillery in Wick, 30 minutes from the Port of Scrabster has been voted 2012 World Whisky of the Year by the prestigious "Jim Murray's Whisky Bible."
Scoring a record-equalling 97.5 points out of 100, it is only the third time that a single malt has ever won the prestigious award, and Pulteney Distillery is just the second Scottish distillery to do so.
The distillery, which is the most Northerly on the Scottish mainland, provides various levels of guided tours and whisky tasting sessions including their Masterclass and Whisky Connoisseur Tours. Further details can be viewed on their website
Scrabster Harbour Trust Manager, Sandy Mackie said “We are delighted that Pulteney Distillery have been awarded this honour. This gives cruise passengers visiting Scrabster the opportunity to visit the distillery and sample the best Whisky in the World".