Wemyss Vintage Malts

Single Cask Release

1996, 13 Years Old, Smoked Cheese

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 82
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Specifications
Brand: Single Cask Release, Wemyss Malts
Expression: 1996, 13 Years Old, Smoked Cheese
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 13 years old
Year of bottling: 2008
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Wemyss Malts
Tasting notes
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Smoky with a touch of iodine. Wet sand. Bonfire by the sea. Fresh lemonjuice. Hint of marshmallow.
Palate: Sweet and smoky. A bit weak at mid-palate. Smoke is invading. Avanilla touch.
Finish: Dry and smoky,slightly sooty.
Comment: A nice easy-going dram. A bit weak. The smoke screen covers all up. To beenjoyed chilled on a summer evening.
7.5
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Silver polish,earth, Nutella (hazelnut spread),apple wood. Slightly wheaty.
Palate: Sweet and smoky. Apple wood smoked cheese, recharring barrel. Fades quickly. Slightly woody.
Finish: Light,smoothing into hazelnut.
Comment: Good but lacks mid-palate weight.
7.4
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