Michelle クーヴルー "aging magician"
Northernmost tip of Scotland. In 1985, Michelle クーヴルー 標した first step to the best whisky that you believe in this area. Belief in his single malt whisky was also challenge should be called the revolution fundamentally changes the concept of malt whisky at the time.
Born in Brussels of Belgium put the home in the Burgundy region of France, has been discerning wine quality as a wine merchant. He was in the owner's philosophy does not allow even one point of compromise for quality. And wine to also go beyond the desire for fast and furious obsessions of his, until the Scottish whisky Holy said.
Single single Belle Burleigh
ウェストレイヌープ Bay of Orkney Islands lush green barley fields. Belle Burley had said that long ago, most suitable for whisky making quality barley varieties. Most whiskey until the beginning of the 20 century, from 19 century and used old barley varieties in this 'Belle-Burleigh", was built. However, the extremely low yield and cultivation is difficult to breed is being replaced by high-yield varieties, was only slightly cultivated in the Orkney Islands. He revived the whisky made with this breed should be called the "phantom". And barley harvested himself into the field, as the highest quality malt (malt) raised by Highland Park Distillery, in the traditional floor. The smallest in Scotland see edradour distillery ' in distilled malt was dried by peat also contains minerals with the tide of the Orkney Islands. Use aging barrels themselves Sherry production generated by distillation in maturing at the end of his should be called Newport, carefully selected and went.
Magus of the aged
Utilizing the connections cultivated by wine business he is indispensable in building a best whisky from the brewery has received immense trust from pros in Spain at Jerez, with Sherry, and to obtain high-quality Sherry casks. Move and change in 17 years in the Solera system used in Scotland lay in chefjeanpierre Spanish oak barrels for three years, is on the outskirts of Beaune Burgundy France's own underground curve in top-quality Sherry casks, even ten years maturity. And woke from sleep under the curve of his quiet and silence of this whisky has undergone aging supremacy should say the miracle was completed as a single single Belle Burleigh.
Challenge to the relentless attention of his from barley grown until maturity at the hands of their own began to build from scratch have emanated INAM as the ultimate good whiskey cannot truly imitate anyone.
"Factors determining the taste the barrel"
Left his footprints at the unique too, brought big changes in the whisky world. It is wine like the from varieties of raw materials to the producers of important, by bringing ideas should be called France's unique "terroir (soil and climate)" whiskey. Paved new ground of whiskey and disregarded all commercial productivity, now is completely different.
However, his real attempt did not end here. Magic of aged whiskey has had found the answer. On building a whiskey believe was the one great certainty. Thorough attention from raw material malt, led to the final answer is that "factors determine the flavor of the Whiskey barrel '.
The magic of the aged.
"Michelle クーヴルー'. Here is the reason why he is called aging magician.
Words by Michelle クーヴルー
See amazing commentary about the Whiskey... preventing the people who understand the essential questions about the meaning and whiskey there exists, it produces. Whisky, especially "Scotch" whisky or something.... Most are unfortunately to answer this question correctly. It is less commentary also cautious when its original appearance, i.e., whiskey the best area, it is better than even in the Armagnac, cognac, Calvados, in the most elegant liquor. ・・・」
"Way I going there... I be heretical sect working in the world of Scotch whisky, whiskey aging method and taste is not nothing special approach is. Inherits the traditional style of 100 years ago, style of exquisite digestif of yesteryear, is just being expressed. Have almost disappeared from maker is finishing a whiskey in a traditional style that is deplorable. ・・・」
"No joy so... whiskey, hope you feel may be the finest after-dinner drink, and the profound world. ・・・」
"The cradle of the miracle. 」
The philosophy of Michel クーヴルー.
Can it stick thoroughly in Sherry casks from the '95% of whiskey making determined in barrels of aging' beliefs. Malt whisky was nurtured by his hand is in deeply, quietly sublime into flavor of miracle in the cradle of the Sherry casks.
（ Please use the select best barrel was used mainly in lustau, Solera system more than 30 years. ）
（ ＊ Michel クーヴルー home's France Bourgogne Beaune. Main product configuration's first fill Sherry casks to what Berry シェリード and シェリード single and slightly less light type (クリアラック and Pere single) 2 species. Is aging barrels from the belief that "the factors determining the taste Distillery, not decide what 樽そ ' examine oneself who the master of the modern personality is different from the distillery's products to finish. Hence on product labels, any distillery name is not engraved.
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