A number of years ago, we filled our new make Finlaggan into a small selection of top quality French Oak Red Wine barriques and we have been absolutely thrilled with the results. The signature rich peat combined with the red wine influence has created a unique whisky bursting with smoke, candied fruits and exotic spices. This is not a finish, it’s a 100% maturation in French Oak and a first for Finlaggan. Something very different and we hope will be a real treat for the festival.

Bottled at 52% Vol, this is from 2 red wine casks vatted together and has yielded around 700 bottles.

As usual, The Islay Whisky Shop in Shore Street, Bowmore is the only place in the world where people can buy a bottle. Although every year we receive many requests from our customers to export our Feis Ile special, we are proud of the fact that we have only ever sold it on Islay. It is now on the shelves and priced at £55 per bottle. They will post out bottles. Their contact details are: Islay Whisky Shop, Shore Street, Bowmore, Isle of Islay, PA43 7LB Tel: +44 (0)1496 810 684 e-mail: dram@islaywhiskyshop.com