An interesting mix of the gold and the green.
1964, 47 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Nose: Green/olive oil notes alongside blanched almond, fruit sugars and butter. With water there’s banana, cafe au lait, cream puffs and that green note turns into mossiness. Becomes more linseed than olive oil.
Palate: Some oak giving structure. Creamed coconut and tropical fruit. Oak is there but in balance.
Finish: Lifted and clean.
Comment: An interesting mix of the gold and the green.
Nose: Oak is prevailing. Drying cider apples. A touch of putty. On time, candied chestnuts, shortbread. Vanilla wafers. It cheers up ! A faint floral note.
Palate: Firm, if not stiff. Oak immediately takes the command. Fruit hardly comes through that dark wood screen. Same sourness as on the nose.
Finish: Dry, oaky. With demerara sugar.
Comment: That whisky struggles with oak which overwhelms, specially on the palate.
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