Fettercairn

18 Years Old

ABV 46.8%
REVIEWED Issue 188
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Specifications
Brand: Fettercairn
Expression: 18 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 18 years old
ABV: 46.8%
Country/Region: Scotland / Highland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Awards
Recommended
Issue 188
Tasting notes
Taster   Christopher Coates
Nose: Blossom honey, jasmine flowers, New York cheesecake, plum wine, yuzu, and raspberry jam. Peach ring sweets (pfirsichringe).
Palate: Medium. Intensely juicy notes of pineapple, jasmine, mixed berries and tinned peach. Blossom honey, baked pear, brown sugar-dusted shortcrust pastry, egg custard, and cinnamon. Delicate peanut brittle and flapjack.
Finish: Medium, on peach and peanut.
Comment: Wonderfully moreish. I could find myself going back to this one again.
8.5
Taster   Phoebe Calver
Nose: Tropical fruit notes of fresh mango, chocolate chip brioche buns, and herbal hints, before salted caramel sponge cake with nutty chunks.
Palate: Chocolate cheesecake, with a side of mango fruit salad, cardamom, vanilla cream and spearmint herbal notes.
Finish: The herbal freshness continues, before becoming dry with a hint of dried fruits.
Comment: A bit of a journey with this, taking you from a tropical holiday, to an earthy walk in the woods. It’s very intriguing.
8.1
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