Oily & coastal

Cask No. 93.100   

Flowers in a coal bunker


The thick dust of a coal cellar compounded with burnt caramel and blackened butter against creosote painted fencing and freshly cut turf. A floral fragrance wafted from the dark and mixed with the sweetness of sawdust and wood shavings in a carpenter's workshop. The sticky viscosity of cough syrup intermingled with putty and brine before a draft of chilli heat presented the palate. The tingle of salt and vinegar crisps softened with sweet herbal notes and liquorice candy before a coal scuttle of salted blackcurrants and mango suggested a tropical influence. A light dusting of soot pervaded through to the finish that combined vanilla fudge slices with heavy wooden benches.

Cask: First-fill barrel
Age: 9 years
Date distilled: March 2009
Alcohol: 59.3%
USA allocation: 90 bottles

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