Aged: No age statement
Product of: United Kingdom
Longrow CV is an appropriate name for a malt with no age statement as ‘curriculum vitae’ loosely translates from Latin to mean ‘the course of my life’ and this Longrow is a blend of 7, 10 and 14 year old malts aged in ex-bourbon, sherry seasoned, port and ex-rum casks. It is the latest addition to the Longrow range, adding to the existing 10 and 14-year-old bottlings.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 16/12/2010
Cler, pale olive oil.
Hint of cardboard and smoke (reminiscent of unstruck newly opened box of matches), touch of wax and newly cleaned copper. Slight hint of inner tube, linseed and nutty oiliness.
Starts salty and turns gradually smoky. Slight hints of olive oil. Complex and beautifully integrated with readily apparent, yet subtle peat.
Long lasting smoky to flinty finish.