Filliers 1997 Single Estate Pure & Rare Barrel Aged Grain Genever

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alc./vol:
43%

Proof:
86°

Vintage:
1997

Aged:
18 years

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of Belgium Belgium


This rare genever was distilled (from rye, malt and corn) in February 1997, aged in American oak barrels from February 1997 to March 2015 (for 18 years) with 2,500 bottles produced in March 2015.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 03/07/2016

Appearance

Clear, mid-golden amber.

Aroma

Linseed oil, leather, clove and black pepper spice, toasted bready malt, almonds and vanilla with burnt butter, red apple and fresh apricot.

Taste

Toasty malt, linseed oil, burnt butter, toasted hazelnut, clove and black pepper spice. Very faint smokiness.

Aftertaste

Nutty rye bread, leather, black pepper and clove spice.

Overall

This well-aged genever is somewhat reminiscent of whisky with flavours of nutty rye bread, linseed oil, burnt butter, leather, clove and black pepper spice.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5 415200 001002

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