Wemyss Malts Velvet Fig blended malt Scotch whisky

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alc./vol:
46%

Proof:
92°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Released in November 2014 as a non-age-statement limited edition blended malt whisky, Velvet Fig comprises single malts matured in oloroso sherry seasoned casks. Like other malts by Wemyss (prounced 'weems') the ‘Velvet Fig’ name was inspired by the whisky's flavour.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 10/11/2014

Appearance

Clear, golden amber.

Aroma

Caramel, oloroso sherry, fig and new leather with light orange zest and candied ginger. Opens up wonderfully with water with dried fruit and sherry.

Taste

Biscuity malt and burnt fruitcake with cinnamon, clove, black pepper, figs, dates and honey. Water turns to bread pudding.

Aftertaste

Burnt fruitcake, cinnamon and cracked black pepper spice.

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