Creamier than the 10 Years Old, but that softens the peatiness. Between these two, I preferred the peatier ten.
15 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Polished oak, then smoky.
Palate: Lots of malt. Chewy, creamy, oily.
Finish: More crisply peaty.
Comment: Creamier than the 10 Years Old, but that softens the peatiness. Between these two, I preferred the peatier ten.
Nose: Lychees and sweet white grape.
Palate: Immediately sweet with a slow implosion of peat that seems to arise from nowhere.
Finish: Long, lingering, massive malt frame.
Comment: Sheer brilliance. An absolute must for anyone who regards himself a whisky connoisseur.
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