Cask No. 52.34          

Decidedly delectatious 

Highland, Northern

The nose offered honey on oak staves, dunnage – in a good way, old art classrooms, linoleum floors, old books and cinnamon toast; then vanilla, patchouli and sandalwood essential oils. The palate delighted with toasted nuts on a Knickerbocker glory, pineapple upside-down cake, toffee apple, salted caramel and hints of kelp. The reduced nose evoked iced wedding cake at a garden party – someone smoking a cigar behind the shrubs – and a bit more saltiness – suggestive of old ship’s timbers. The reduced palate had teasing perfumed sweetness, fruity confectionery  and a finish of leather, oak, anise, linseed oil and wax – decidedly delectatious.

Cask: Second-fill barrel
Age: 26 years
Date distilled: October 1993
Alcohol: 49.8%
USA allocation: 54 bottles

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