A welcome opportunity to taste a rare whisky, though it was never a classic, and in this instance is over the hill (or the Conval Hills?).
Convalmore-Glenlivet, Aged 26 Years
Year of Bottling
Nose: Cidery. Oily. Earthy.
Palate: Cooked apples. Over-ripe bananas.
Finish: Cloves. Medicinal. Tight on the tongue.
Comment: A welcome opportunity to taste a rare whisky, though it was never a classic, and in this instance is over the hill (or the Conval Hills?).
Nose: Incredibly sweet and estery. Lemon, candy floss, Sugar Puffs, honey, mint, touch of smoke and cocoa. The oak emerges with water but ends up slightly flat with time.
Palate: Lemon-fresh and sugary sweet all the way. Cinnamon. Just a dab of water is needed here.
Finish: Light but intense.
Comment: Just lacks some depth. All a bit nervy, but worth seeking out.
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