Not quite the complexity of the 1946 and 1948. Oaky woodiness begins to intrude.
1940, 35 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Fragrant smoke, with dryish maltiness.
Palate: Quite full and syrupy, oaky and smoky.
Finish: Remarkable emergence of mint toffee.
Comment: Not quite the complexity of the 1946 and 1948. Oaky woodiness begins to intrude.
Nose: Cooked apple and lemon citrus, some wood.
Palate: Richer apples, lemons and peat smoke.
Finish: Richly phenolic with fresh lemons and cooked apples.
Comment: The 1937 and 1940 are currently fetching between
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