Port of Leith Distillery Oloroso Sherry from Bodegas Barón

A catch 22 in establishing a new Scotch whisky distillery is the requirement for the new make spirit to be matured for a minimum of 3 years in cask before release, while fending off a bank manager keen for his loan to be repaid. Rather than simply riding the the ubiquitous gin band wagon, the new Port of Leith Distillery being constructed in Edinburgh, have struck upon the idea of bottling the same Oloroso sherry to be used for seasoning their casks, sourced from Bodegas Barón in Sanlúcar.

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