A classic example of a grain that has probably had a good couple of decades in cask, but could do with a few more. What harm would it do to leave this for another twenty \nyears or so?
25 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Nose: Gives off the traditional notes you expect from a grain at high strength (acetone, pine wood chippings, pear soap and vanilla) but with a hint of age in there too, giving body.\n
Palate: Direct, with grapefruit, lemon and lime. Could well be the concentrate for Tanqueray 10. \n
Finish: Flint and lemon juice. \n
Comment: A classic example of a grain that has probably had a good couple of decades in cask, but could do with a few more. What harm would it do to leave this for another twenty \nyears or so?
Nose: Soft for such a high ABV. Dried fruit, sweet berries, herbal grain and subtle smoke. Bourbony’ oak with chunks of sweet vanilla, coffee and peppery spice. Spirit keeps the oak in check.
Palate: Herbal and earthy with dried fruit, spice, and oak. Big, boisterous and bourbony! Awash with vanilla, coconut and sweet coffee.\n
Finish: Long and spicy with the sweetness of the dried fruit balancing the alcohol and grain notes. Succulent with wood tannins adding a bitter twist to the finale.\n
Comment: Who says grain whiskies have no body? A fantastic, middle aged grain.
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