Benromach ist erster Bio-Malt

Die zu Gordon & MacPhail gehörende Benromach Destillerie darf ihren kürzlich gestarteten “Benromach Organic” nun offiziell als Bio-Produkt kennzeichnen, nachdem von der Soil Association das entsprechende Zertifikat erteilt wurde. Damit ist er der erste Whisky bei dem der gesamte Herstellungsprozeß ökologisch abläuft: die Zutaten, die Destillation, die Reifung und die Abfüllung.

Benromach raises a glass to status as first organic malt whisky

GORDON & MacPhail, the Elgin-based whisky distiller and distributor, expects to boost turnover by about 10 per cent on the back of strong initial sales for what it claims to be the first certified organic Scotch whisky.

Benromach Organic, which launched earlier this month, is the first whisky to be permitted to carry official organic certification, as awarded by the Soil Association.

Speymalt Whisky Distillers, which trades as Gordon & MacPhail and last year achieved a turnover of £15.5 million, won the race to be first to be able to sell whisky with the coveted organic marque by using “hand-selected virgin American oak casks” made from wood imported from certified wild forests in Missouri.

Benromach Organic Speyside Singe Malt, distilled in Forres, is the first in which the entire process – raw ingredients, distillation, maturation and bottling – is certified organic…

(Scotsman.com)


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