Deep, rich & dried fruits

Cask No. 30.106   

Succulent, scintillating and substantial

In celebration of Spirit of Speyside Festival 2019

Speyside, Spey

On the nose neat bags of prunes, figs and raisins, like a rich dark fruit cake with finely grated lemon and orange zest, plenty of brandy and/or dark rum. The taste, undiluted, was big, substantial and chewy - deeply caramelised burnt sugar toffee with chocolate and toasted walnuts. When we added water the aroma of sweet succulent sultanas alternated with a slightly burnt spicy gingery note, whilst on the palate a fascinating/scintillating array of flavours like, cinnamon, vanilla and eucalyptus and in the never-ending finish chocolate covered Macadamia nuts. After nineteen years in an ex-Oloroso butt we transferred this whisky into a 2nd fill PX butt.

Cask: Second-fill Pedro Ximenez butt
Age: 21 years
Date distilled: April 1997
Alcohol: 57.2%
USA allocation: 90 bottles

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