Category: Highland single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Launched in 2007, Dalmore 15 year old is initially matured 12 years in American white oak ex-bourbon casks before being finished for a further three years in three different sherry casks: Amoroso, Apostoles and Matusalem oloroso. These are then blended and married in a sherry butt prior to bottling.
Sampled on 22/01/2016
Clear, golden amber.
Old leather, linseed oil, nuts, wood varnish and Christmas cake with chocolate, red apple, potpourri, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Water amplifies cinnamon, chocolate and biscuity notes.
Medium-bodied with an almost creamy mouthfeel. Buttery, old leather, brown bread and spice with orange zest, chocolate, chicory and ginger. Drier with water – bready spice.
Nutty brown bread, chicory coffee and ginger.
Winter spice, nutty brown bread, chocolate and zesty orange.
Closure: Natural cork stopper