Category: Highland single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
The Aberfeldy distillery was built by John Dewar & Sons Ltd and completed in 1896. The malt is part of the Dewar’s blend. The Red Squirrel on the label of this single malt is a reference to the wood near the distillery, which is home to a rare colony of red squirrels.
Sampled on 24/11/2012
Clear, golden amber.
Cigars freshly out of humidor, soft leather and lemon zest with dark bitter chocolate, hazelnut shells, faint smoke, dried fruit and spearmint.
Gentle easy, almost silky with soft nutty leather, dried fruit, sweet honeyed maltyness, vanilla and bubblegum-like notes balanced by faint peat, citrus and dry spicy oak.
Malty bread, citrus and wisps of peaty smoke.
Closure: Natural cork stopper