Old Particular
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Old Particular

15 Glorious Years Old

ABV 48.4%

A textbook Speysider with a little extra weight.

Christopher Coates

Specification

Duncan Taylor

Brand

Duncan Taylor

Bottler

15 Glorious Years Old

Expression

Single Malt

Type

15

Age (Years)

48.4%

ABV

Speyside

Region/Country

Independent Bottling

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Christopher Coates

Taster

Nose: Funky at first, like over-ripe, browning red apple and ricotta cheese. This dissipates with air, leaving a distinctive honey note. Under that, it’s sliced pear, almond powder, and mandarin.

Palate: Medium-light. Greek yoghurt over orange segments, pear and red apple. Pecan, sesame, maple syrup, candied citrus peel, and walnut loaf.

Finish: Medium. Ends on walnut and poppy seed.

Comment: A textbook Speysider with a little extra weight.

Score: 7.9

Bethany Brown

Taster

Nose: Notably herbal at first with dill, coriander, parsley, and courgette fried in butter. Then milk loaf, vanilla fudge, and apple with salted caramel sauce. Honeyed chamomile.

Palate: Light bodied. Vanilla crème brûlée, toffee shortbread, creamy oatmeal, macadamia nut, and milk chocolate. Clove, cinnamon, and caraway.

Finish: Medium, on oatmeal, dried apple, and cinnamon.

Comment: Enough complexity here to keep things interesting.

Score: 8.1

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Overall Score

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