Quite a rich and complex malt. Needs a long aeration to release it all.
No age statement
Islands (Non Islay)
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Oaky at start then fruity notes. Pinewood forest. Humus, bracken. Dates and apricots. Marmalade. Biscuity notes. Madeira cake. Toffee.
Palate: Velvety and round. Sweet fruit. Blancmange. Stem ginger. With water, becomes herbal and malty.
Finish: Medium, nutty with soft spices. Liquorice.
Comment: Quite a rich and complex malt. Needs a long aeration to release it all.
Nose: Like eating a sultana cake next to a peat fire. Becomes medicinal, Savlon. Has a certain buttery sweetness.
Palate: Soft with dried fruits and a mix of nut and peat. Rounded and soft. The peat seems suppressed.
Finish: Dried fruit. Ash.
Comment: The finish swamps the whisky a little.
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