Cask No. 2.128

A leather bag of autumnal treats

Speyside, Spey

Classic aromas of hazelnuts, roasted chestnuts and raisins created a familiar mix with cinnamon, nutmeg and bruised apples. Then tobacco and soft leather merged with dried herbs before the palate brought a rich and spicy sweetness. Flavours took us from almonds, walnuts and coconut husk to dried orange and burnt toffee in a matchbox. Water accentuated oxidised apple and pear fruit but now with prunes, dates and a puff of incense smoke. Oily textures of jamón now wrapped around rum and raisin fudge while sweet cereals combined with ginger, cloves and a touch of peppermint on a finish of dry stone fruits and firm tannins.

Cask: First-fill Oloroso butt
Age: 13 years
Date distilled: March 2007
Alcohol: 56.2%
USA allocation: 132 bottles

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