Barrel 31 “Thatcher” is named for Margaret Thatcher, who was Britain's longest-serving Prime Minister, and the first woman to ever rise to the nation's highest elected office. Crafted from eight different vintages, BHAKTA 50 “Thatcher” is a blend of caramel, vanilla, and dark fruity notes, with a smoky, peaty finish.
An astonishing blend of Islay-finished Armagnac crafted from eight rare vintages: 1868 – 1888 – 1924 – 1931 – 1960 – 1963 – 1967 – 1970. With this barrel, we toast to those who forge their identities in iron and are uncompromising in their convictions.
** BHAKTA 50 Awarded “Top 100 Spirits of 2021” from WINE ENTHUSIAST Magazine **
About: BHAKTA 50 Year inaugural release includes 38 unique barrels, each with a blend of 8 vintages from 1868 to 1970. The blend is then finished in Islay Whisky casks for two weeks, creating an exquisite marriage.
Vintages from 1868 might have bold notes of caramel, while 1878 draws from new distillates and presents completely differently. Our vintages vary by barrel, as do the proofs of the finished product. The peerless taste of BHAKTA is recognizable in all, but connoisseurs will recognize the nuances and flavor variety in each barrel. You'll have to taste them all to find out...