Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare

Inverleven

1979, 27 Years Old

ABV 54.1%
REVIEWED Issue 68
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Specifications
Brand: Inverleven, Duncan Taylor, Rarest of the Rare
Expression: 1979, 27 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 27 years old
ABV: 54.1%
Country/Region: Scotland / Lowland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Dominic Roskrow
Nose: Aniseed and liquorice.
Palate: Clean,with some sweet spice.
Finish: Rich,embracing and very pleasant.
Comment: Another beauty from an independent which excels in this field.
8.2
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Malty. Wholewheat bread. Weetabix. Freshly squeezed orange. Cheerful.
Palate: Nervous with a spicy kick.A bowl of exotic fruit.Pineapple, pomegranate.
Finish: The alcohol weighs a bit too much. Slightly burning.Pepper if not chilli.
Comment: This whisky definitely needs water to extinguish the fire. Would have benefited from a bottling at a lower strength.
7.5
Visit the distillery
Inverleven (Closed 1991) Distillery, Glasgow Road, Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire , Lowland, Scotland
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