Compass Box Oak Cross

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alc./vol:
43%

Proof:
86°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

This whisky is so named because “combines vanilla characters from American oak and spicy, clove-like characters from French oak.” Whisky innovators Compass Box experimented with secondary maturation of malt whiskies in casks fitted with new French oak heads, this whisky being the result.
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Review and Tasting

Sampled on 11/08/2010

Appearance

Golden straw, corn yellow.

Aroma

Buttered scones, orange oil, vanilla and oak.

Taste

Celery salty, yet slightly sweet with dried apricot, orange zesty-ness and a hint of bourbon cigar leaf.

Aftertaste

Finishes dry and spicy.

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