No age statement
Category: Islay single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
This 11 year old limited edition of 3,600 bottles is the first release of this Lowland malt matured exclusively (rather than just finished) in Saint-Julien Bordeaux wine casks. Bottled at cask strength without chill-filtration.
Sampled on 01/04/2011
Clear, golden amber with Indian gold highlights.
Cognac-like vanilla and citrus nose with pencil shaving aromas.
Spicy, fruity palate with port-like flavours, dry oak and creamy vanillin.
Spicy finish with slight hickory smoked nuttiness. (Be careful not to over water, best appreciated near to bottling strength).
Closure: Natural cork stopper