Address  :KNOCKANDO

Telephone  :01340 872555/810204

Fax  :01340 872556

Owning Company  :United Distillers

Production Status  :Operational

Established  :1824

Source  :Springs on the Mannoch Hill and the Lyne Burn

Age when bottled  :12 years

Strength  :40%

No. of Wash Stills  :3

No. of Spirit Stills  :3

Visitors per annum  :16000

Tasting Notes  :12 years, 40%

Nose  :A hint of sweetness with an excellent bouquet

Taste  :Smooth, mellow flavour with a delightful long-lasting finish

Comments  :Good after dinner dram, and a malt which is now one of United Distillers' most prominent and popular

Description  :Cardhu, (pronouced OCar-doo' and meaning Oblack rock' in Gaelic) was licensed in 1824, but the origins of the distillery go back to the days of illicit whisky distilling, when crofters made their own spirit from barley and water. The distillery was founde

Rating  :***

Opening Hours  :Open Mar-Nov, Mon-Fri, 9.30-16.30; Jul-Sep also Sat 9.30-16.30, Sun 11.00-16.00; Dec-Feb, Mon-Fri 10.00-16.00; closed Christmas and New Year.

Travel Directions to Cardhu Distillery

Directions  :On B9102, 5 miles E of Charlestown of Aberlour, Knockando, Moray.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013