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Spiced apple tea

CASK No. 73.76
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Whisky ABV 60.4%
Age 13 years
Distilled Date 4th September 2002
Cask Type Second Fill Ex-Sauternes Hogshead
Whisky Flavour Spicy & sweet
Whisky Outturn 1 of 222 bottles
Whisky Region Speyside Deveron


A lovely warm sweet nose greeted the Panel like a hot cup of spiced apple tea with star anise, ginger root and cardamom served with a lemon meringue pie. Spicy and sweet on the palate; plenty of ground cloves and aniseed, combined with candied mint leaves and lemon peel. Water brought out more sweetness; wine gums, juicy fruit jelly babies and a mango-vanilla coulis whilst the taste had the intense sweet creaminess of banana fritters with vanilla caramel sauce. After 12 years in an ex-bourbon hogshead, we transferred this whisky directly into a Sauternes cask for the remainder of its maturation.