Spicy & sweet

Cask No. G10.17   

Winter warmer


A fruity medley of prunes, apricots, peaches and pears sweetened with muscovado sugar and deliciously warm cognac spiced with a little cinnamon. On the palate neat warm spices (cloves, star anise and allspice berries), like a steaming hot mulled wine but with a slightly medicinal, dry tannic finish.  When we added a drop of water the aroma was that of walnut galette with Bourbon-vanilla custard sauce. To taste now like clove caramel mousse as well as a cup of pine needle and persimmon tree leaves tea. After eleven years in an ex-bourbon barrel we transferred this whisky into a 2nd fill coarse grain toasted French oak barrique.

Cask: Second-fill toasted French oak barrique
Age: 12 years
Date distilled: July 2005
Alcohol: 60.9%
USA allocation: 60 bottles

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