Category: Island single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Named Dùsgadh, ‘awakening’ in Acot’s Gaelic, in recognition of its long maturation period, this 42 year old single malt was distilled in 1972 and filled into various types of cask. In 2001, Ian MacMillan, the master blender for Ledaig transferred the whisky into Gonzales Byass oloroso sherry casks
Sampled on 03/05/2015
Clear, deep coppery amber.
Earthy coal dust, phenolic sherry, tobacco leaf, salty chocolate, vanilla fudge and smoked pencil shavings. With water, faint match box striking strip and smoked pencil shavings.
Salty, smoky and oaky with sherry, vegetal peat and dried fruit with light cinnamon and black pepper spice. Vanilla and dark chocolate emerge with water.
Smoky match box striking strip, coal dust and lingering salty smoke.
Smoked pencil shavings, salty chocolate and vanilla fudge. Very smoky for its age.
Closure: Natural cork stopper