Oak calls the tune but does not drown out the choir. A classic afterdinner dram.
Whyte & Mackay
Cigar Malt Reserve
No age statement
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Buttery. Gingerbread. Plum jam. Raisins dipped in chocolate. Prunes and dates. White pepper. Butterscotch.
Palate: Enticing. Lovely oily mouthfeel. Spicy plum chutney. Cinnamon, nutmeg.
Finish: Oaky, spicy, warm and long.
Comment: Oak calls the tune but does not drown out the choir. A classic afterdinner dram.
Nose: Weighty, stewed fruits, cocoa (Green and Blacks) bramble jelly, flambéed pineapple, clotted cream, blackberry.
Palate: Rich fat and sweet. Dried fruits, Dundee cake, pecan, cherry, plum/pruneaux. Chocolate.
Finish: Sweet, long, mixing dried and hedgerow fruits. Molasses.
Comment: This is a Rubens nude, waving as she flies past in a flash car.
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