A lovely malt more delicious for its effect than its complexity.
Aged 21 Years
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Surprisingly etheric for a malt this age with a peculiar plasticene like waxiness. A light brushing of smoke balances the vanilla.
Palate: Big, fat start with an oily peatiness undulating in intensity as a leathery, beeswax like maltiness offers a wonderfully restrained sweetness.
Finish: Lengthy, a build up of vanilla tapers the dryness.
Comment: A lovely malt more delicious for its effect than its complexity.
Nose: Fresh leather. Attractive blend of sherry and peat.
Palate: Creamier. Raisiny. At this stage the sherry seems to find common cause with sweet, juicy oak. The peat emerges when water is added.
Finish: Teasing. Smoky, smooth.
Comment: A very sophisticated bottling. Perfect after a fine dinner.
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