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Gun cabinets and flying saucers

CASK No. 9.102
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Whisky ABV 59.7%
Age 19 years
Distilled Date 23rd April 1996
Cask Type Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Whisky Flavour Juicy, oak & vanilla
Whisky Outturn 1 of 244 bottles
Whisky Region Speyside Spey


Our noses picked up attractive wood (pine needles sprinkled in polished gun cabinets) – also orange, apricot, elderflower, coconut, honey and lemongrass – lovely things, and all improving with time. But wait! The palate was even better – orange zest, pineapple and papaya kicked it off, but slowly the lip-smacking, wood-derived delights of cinnamon, vanilla, coconut and brown sugar in espresso cups took it to a higher register. The reduced nose had sherbety, flying saucer fizz, apple crumble, cedar and mahogany. On the palate – lots of exotic fruits emerged (honeydew melon, pink grapefruit, mango), with barley sugar sweetness and spicy wood – ‘Proper Lush!