Category: Speyside single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
One of four distillery bottlings to be released in September 2014 - 13 year old, 17 year old, 19 year old and 23 year old - the first proprietary bottlings to emerge from Craigellachie Distillery.
Sampled on 12/11/2014
Clear & bright, light-mid golden amber.
Faint sulphur - match box lighting strip, linseed oil rubbed new leather, baked apple and clove.
Slightly sweet, toasted/burnt malt, clove and black pepper with notes of sulphur and coal dust. Takes water well revealing vanilla.
Slight sulphur on the long coal dust, clove and pepper spiced finish. Overall: A big spicy malt for seasoned palates.
Closure: Natural cork stopper