Based in Perthshire, Gleneagles has produced a range of whiskeys from Scottish distilleries to complement the activities taking place at the famous hotel.
Each single malt whiskey represents a farm activity and is limited to one barrel per whiskey.
The Pursuit Series is named after the four countryside activities on offer here, including whiskey for fishing, falconry, shooting and, in the 2023 edition, horseback riding.
All four whiskeys will be bottled in December 2022 and the Imperial Distillery will be out of business, making the whiskeys even more rare and collectible. Pursuits series bottles are individually hand-engraved and numbered and are available for purchase in the hotel’s distillery, which features an additional collection of over 200 whiskey bottles.
The winery chose the Royal Brackra Distillery in the Highlands to ‘fish’ and aged in hogshead barrels for 11 years before bottling. Carilla Distillery on Islay was chosen for the ‘Falconry’ aged in a single Hogshead for 14 years.
‘Shooting’ is the most limited series with only 191 numbered bottles and comes from Imperial Distillery in Speyside, while ‘Horse Riding’ comes from Tobermory Distillery on the Isle of Mull and is a single Hogshead. was matured in 27 years.
Gleneagles General Manager Daniel Bernreuter said: “Here at Gleneagles, we have outdoor pursuits for everyone, and our latest Country Pursuit series launches four unique single malt expressions inspired by some of our favorites. I am proud to be able to do it.”
A long-awaited exclusive collection of handpicked whiskeys, all from renowned Scotch whiskey distilleries. This series is a true celebration of single malt his whiskey and the exceptional experience that Gleneagles has to offer. ”