Category: Highland single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Distilled in 1978 and bottled without chill-filtration and at cask strength. Unusually for a 30-year-old whisky, the alcohol has either dropped by a mere 5.7% since filling or it was originally filled at a higher strength than today’s industry-standard 63.5%. Read more
Sampled on 04/04/2011
Clear, golden yellow with straw highlights.
Nose of honeyed peat with dry earthy aromas, vanilla and spice (nutmeg and cardamom), vanilla, fudge and ripe banana skins.
Buttery, lightly peated with unctuous oaky notes overlaid with a wash of smoke, hints of aniseed, cinnamon and mace.
Vanilla, peaty finish.
Closure: Natural cork stopper