Cask No. 66.195  

If these walls could talk!

Highland, Eastern

We found ourselves transported into the Victorian era in the so-called smoking room. Ubiquitous in many mansions; dark, oak wood panels with Flemish still life paintings - if these walls could talk! On the palate, silky and surprisingly fruity with a hint of smoke - like pouring a cup of blood orange Pu-erh tea out of a Russian silver samovar. A tiny drop of water and the aroma was extremely attractive, self-assured as the taste had a satisfying oily sweetness like a ‘vino tinto dulce tradicional’ using the grape Tintilla de Rota from the Cadiz region. After 21 years in an ex-bourbon hogshead, we transferred this whisky into a STR oloroso seasoned first fill barrique.  

Cask: First-fill Oloroso-seasoned barrique, Shaved/toasted/re-charred
Age: 23 years
Date distilled: October 1997
Alcohol: 48.7%
USA allocation: 72 bottles

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