Cask No. 88.20  

Pink, alluring, perfumed and sweet

Speyside, Spey

An interesting nose – sweetly perfumed, with powder puff, petits fours, forest fruits and hints of hessian, linen and rolling tobacco. A warm glow suffuses the palate, with jam tarts, raspberry sauce on ice-cream and cherry, apricot and rhubarb flavoured sweets. The reduced nose has lemon puffs, sherbet straws, orange Calippo, pink wafers, pink Edinburgh rock and Flumps; plus an earthier, blueberry fruitiness and traces of perfumed smoke. The palate remains pink and alluring, perfumed and sweet – foamy shrimps, candy floss, cherry-flavoured yoghurt and watermelon – mouth-tingling with a drying finish – it’s like kissing a fruitily perfumed woman’s cheek at a beach fairground.

Cask: Refill barrel
Age: 9 years
Date distilled: March 2009
Alcohol: 54.4%
USA allocation: 60 bottles

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