Category: Highland single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Released in September 2012 as a travel retail exclusive in one-litre bottles, this first release of the 1996 vintage replaces the previous 1995 vintage and has been aged 16 years in American oak ex-bourbon casks and bottled with chill filtration or the addition of caramel colouring.
Sampled on 29/09/2012
Clear, pale golden.
Sweet barley malt, new leather, fudge and coconut with almond croissant, light lemon and orange citrus zest.
Slightly sweet, vanillered palate with delicate pear and apple fruit, faint macadamia nut.
Vanilla, dried tropical fruit, fudge and toasted coconut. Wonderfully delicate, subtle and integrated.
Closure: Natural cork stopper