Category: Speyside single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
One of Diageo’s 2014 Special Releases, the first since a 21 year old in 2010. Aged in American oak refill casks with new ends. A release of 3,372 individually numbered bottles (RRP £299).
Sampled on 11/09/2014
Clear, golden amber.
Floral heather with buttery toffee, popcorn/toasted cereal/dried banana, piney wood and red apple. Briney nutty notes emerge with water. Wonderful.
Pencil shavings, vanilla, heather honey and brazil nuts. Water opens up wonderfully with elegant oak, cocoa, marmalade fruit and balanced spice.
Vanilla and mandarin fruit with drying oaky tannins and nuttiness.
Closure: Natural cork stopper