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CASK No. 7.173

Spicy & dry

Salted dark chocolate

Price
£130.00

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Age 26 Years
Date Distilled 15th June 1990
Cask Type First Fill French Oak Hogshead
Region Speyside Lossie
Outturn 1 of 211 bottles
ABV 55.7%
Colour Deep golden amber

Description

A heavy heady musty perfumed scent of apples baked in cider with cinnamon, butter and brown sauce, mustard & rosemary pork chops with a fruits of the forest sauce made us all itchy to give it a try. Surprisingly spicy, star anise next to fennel and coriander seeds however with a tingling dry slightly tannic finish. Water released the fruity sweetness of apple jam with ginger and Calvados-soaked raisins and on the palate now a lot more approachable with marzipan, caramelized almond tart and salted dark chocolate sauce in the finish. Twenty-six years in an ex-bourbon hogshead, finished in a first fill new French oak hogshead.

DRINKING TIP: With a mug of mocha latte
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