Category: Speyside single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
A very rare malt from a closed Dufftown, Speyside distillery, this release as part of Diageo’s 2013 Special Releases, this follows two earlier releases. Aged 36 years in European oak refill casks and bottled at natural cask strength, 2,980 bottles were made available worldwide.
Sampled on 29/10/2013
Clear, deep golden amber.
Dried fruit, coconut, soft macaroon and cream fudge with wisps of smoke. Water releases more fudge.
Sweet tropical fruit, salty with faint cacao. Water amplifies fruit to reveal pear drops but with underlying oak and salt.
Tropical fruit continues with cigar leaf and dry salty oak.
Closure: Natural cork stopper