Legacy Series Chapter 1
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

In celebration of the early days…

Delve into the first chapter of the Legacy Series as we celebrate where it all began for Glengoyne’s renowned character. Discover the captivating story of Cochrane Cartwright – Glengoyne’s Distillery Manager from 1869 – the father of the Distillery’s unhurried spirit..


Tasting Notes

  • Alcohol
  • Appearance
    Deep amber
  • Nose
    Full and rich, sticky toffee pudding with dates and vanilla custard, warm pear and cinnamon
  • Taste
    Mouth coating and thick; layers of sweet, fruity sherry notes over gentle oak with sultanas and vanilla
  • Finish
    Dried fruits and spice linger in a long, balanced finish

Treasured casks for a treasured whisky

Chapter One’s stunning flavour notes are all down to the heart matured in first fill European oak Oloroso sherry casks combined with our prized refill casks. This spirit has developed a fruity, sweet quality – a hallmark characteristic of all Glengoyne whiskies, as influenced by Cochrane.

On the palate, discover a rich flavour profile of sweet sherry, vanilla and dried fruits. Add a drop or two of water to reveal bold, spicy notes that linger on into a long, balanced finish.

Glengoyne’s historical spirit

Chapter One in our Legacy Series pays homage to Cochrane Cartwright and his vision for Glengoyne. Not only did the 1869 Distillery Manager dramatically slow down distillation, but he famously first introduced sherry casks to Glengoyne.

As one of the key figures in shaping the Distillery’s unhurried nature, it’s only right that Cochrane is celebrated with a whisky crafted just the way he would’ve wished it to be…


  • Double Gold

    San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2019

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