Category: Highland single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Launched in November 2012, this 18 year old expression from Glengoyne replaced the former 17 year old. It is aged in 30-40% first-fill sherry seasoned casks with the balance being refill sherry oak.
Sampled on 05/08/2013
Clear, medium to deep coppery amber.
Fabulously appealing nose. Freshly peeled green apple skin, elderflower, fresh lychee, nubuck leather and brazil nuts with old oak, cinnamon and nutmeg spice.
Rich and full-bodied with a slug of sherry. Dried fruit, almonds, marzipan, and cocoa with cinnamon, nutmeg and Seville marmalade. Vanilla and dark chocolate are amplified with water.
Seville marmalade, vanilla and spice.
Closure: Natural cork stopper