Exclusive Highland Single Malt Whisky makers, The Dalmore, have released the first and only limited edition single malt whisky in the world with a five red wine cask finish – The Dalmore Quintessence.

The Dalmore Quintessence on Bar

The Dalmore Quintessence has been a long-term project with a combination of two of the whisky maker, Richard Paterson’s great passions – The Dalmore distillery with over 175 years of excellence and exceptional red wine.

Richard Paterson and The Dalmore Quintessence

The Dalmore Quintessence Tasting Notes

  • Colour: Rich amber cherry wood with garnet highlights
  • Aroma: Black Forest fruits, marmalade and honeycomb
  • Palate: Tropical fruits, ginger and sun dried raisins
  • Finish: Cassis, orange, fresh baked banana
  • 45% ABV

Selected Wine Casks

  • Zinfandel – barriques provided soft delicate cassis notes
  • Pinot Noir – hints of crushed blackcurrants and black cherries
  • Syrah whispers of cranberries and raspberries
  • Merlot seductive and warming with a robe of Black Forest fruits
  • Cabernet Sauvignon – the king of grapes. Rich and powerful and provided the perfectbackbone of cedar wood, Morello cherries and sweet plums


The Dalmore Quintessence (MYR6,388) is currently available in Malaysia on limited allocation.