A striking aroma of violet creams, new leather couch, wasabi peas, summer fruit cordial and perfumed sandalwood. Also rosewater, white chocolate and raspberry cookies and butter biscuit. With water there arises musky tones of plum skins, black grapes and sweet wort. Some bergamot, green tea and shortbread to boot. The palate is silky with white chocolate orange, milky way bars, rice pudding with jam, custard creams, mirabelle, gooseberry conserve, sweet popcorn and strawberry laces. Dilution offers young apple brandy, pear tart with apple sauce, cherry bakewell, yellow wildflowers and calvados.
Cask: First-fill barrel Age: 9 years Date distilled: June 2010 Alcohol: 54.7% USA allocation: 60 bottles