No age statement
Closure: Natural cork stopper
Product of: United Kingdom
Monkey Shoulder is a vatted malt (blended malt), made by blending three of William Grant & Sons' Speyside malts - Balvenie, Glenfiddich and Kininvie. The three 'brass' monkeys on the shoulder of the bottle represent the three malts that comprise the blend. Read more
Sampled on 25/02/2012
Clear richly golden yellow.
Robust yet slightly floral, lightly sherried nose with barley water, linseed oil, candle wax, baked pear, overripe banana, vanilla custard powder and cinnamon.
Malty, very slightly sweet palate balanced by dry oak and old leather with spicy orange marmalade and ginger.
Malty, spicy finish.