More of a fruit squash than a whisky, but use it as a delicious,ready-mixed summer drink.
Glenguin Shiraz Cask Finish, 16 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Soft summer fruits; raspberry and cranberry. Initially,a little like an old style, slightly oxidised Provence rose\rthough this quickly flies off,leaving grass and the picture of a rhubarb tart.
Palate: Surprisingly dry start given the juicy fruits. Malty and quite grippy then quaking fruit jelly. Fat and sweet.
Finish: Wine gums.
Comment: More of a fruit squash than a whisky, but use it as a delicious,ready-mixed summer drink.
Nose: Immediate wine finish influence which the bright orange colour confirms. Floral and fruity. Green oak.\rMilk chocolate. Seems young.
Palate: Sweet and smooth but with a grippy feel in the back.Cadbury raisin fruit bar.
Finish: Shortwith a bitter edge
Comment: A young whisky revamped by a wine finish. Balance is not here. Water brings out spices. But the malty profile is overwhelmed. I am not convinced.
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