Compass Box launches Last Vatted Malt

Compass Box launches Last Vatted Malt

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Compass Box Whisky Co.’s Last Vatted Malt limited edition

Category – Vatted Scotch Malt whisky

Available – from 23 November 2011

Location – UK and Mainland Europe

Price - GBP175 (US$280)

Distribution – Eaux de Vie (UK only)

The Last Vatted Malt commemorates the new law on Scotch whisky, which comes into force on 23 November that states that a blend of two or more single malt whiskies must be called a ‘blended malt Scotch whisky’ rather the previously used terms: ‘vatted malt’ and ‘pure malt’.

A cask strength blend of two single malts, a Caol Ila 1984 and a Glenallachie 1974, the Last Vatted Malt is limited to 1,323 bottles.