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  Region: Highland  

Aberfeldy 21

Aberfeldy 21


Nose: Fresh and fragrant, with subtle notes of vanilla, sweet oak, some tannin and a light smokiness.
Palate: Flavorful, with lively oaky notes, loads of salty caramel, bit of licorice.
Finish: Nicely dry, a bit spicy, medium length and warming.

 

  Region: Speyside  

Aberlour 15


Nose: Floral perfume, spicy orange and marmalade.
Palate: Rich and vanilla, malty, woody sweetness with apricot flavours, toffee and sherry notes.
Finish: Malty, mellow, with a certain spiciness and a touch of mint.

Aberlour 15

 

  Region: Islay  

Ardbeg Corryvreckan

Ardbeg
Corryvreckan


Nose: Floral, citrus, orange, orange peel, dried fruits, currants, vanilla, peaty, woody, maritime, sea spray, salt air.
Palate: Dark fruits, dark chocolate, dry, brut, clover, malt, oak, cedar, peat, smoky, maritime, savory.
Finish: Spicy, peppery, oak, toffee, almond, butter, briny, smoke, smooth, long.

 

  Region: Lowland  

Auchentoshan
16 year old, Limited Edition


Nose: Soft essence of vanilla, touch of honeyed caramel, some bourbon-like oak.
Palate: Perfectly smooth, woody, with hints of creamy vanilla, and a hint of tangerine.
Finish: Rich, medium length, vanilla, citrus and almond, some caramel.

Auchentoshan 16

 

  Region: Speyside  

The Balvenie PortWood

The Balvenie
PortWood, 21 year old


Nose: Big and bold, tropical fruit, honey, banana taffy, some spice, faint oak, smooth and fragrant.
Palate: Smooth and balanced, honey, orange marmalade, toast, vanilla, oaky notes, with lots of tannins.
Finish: Long and smooth, peppery.

 

  Region: Speyside  

BenRiach 16


Nose: Hazelnuts, dark honey, marzipan and malt.
Palate: Smokey with hints of malt, spices, honey and caramel, subtle fruit.
Finish: Rum-like, with a touch of smoke and peat.

BenRiach 16

 

  Region: Islay  

Bowmore 12

Bowmore 12


Nose: Very coastal with some brine, pleasantly smoky, medium-peaty, and notes of passion fruits, lemon, oranges and mangos.
Palate: Firm, floral, soft fruits, with notes of cocoa and peat.
Finish: Briefly intense, good peat, some light smoke, vanilla fudge, and notes of candied oranges.

 

  Region: Islay  

Bowmore Darkest


Nose: Oaky, Oloroso sherry, peat smoke, rich, dark chocolate aromas, raisins and caramel.
Palate: Mouth-coating, rich and syrupy, with old Sherry, bitter chocolate, sweet toffee, and a hint of smoke.
Finish: Sweet with some smoke lingering in the long, robust finish.

Bowmore Darkest

 

  Region: Highland  

Brora 30

Brora
30 year old, Cask Strength


Nose: Lots of peat, new leather, fruity, oaky and musty.
Palate: Pepper, dried fruits, peat, sweet notes hints of ripe bananas, some grassiness, salty.
Finish: Beautifully balanced, long and flavorful, typically coastal, floral, peat, marzipan, leather, licorice and oak.

 

  Region: Islay  

Bruichladdich 15


Nose: Fresh coastal sea air, some oak, vanilla, nuts, honey and a touch of brine.
Palate: Creamy and sweet, brine develops considerably, then notes of malt and pepper.
Finish: Long, gentle, flavorful, and slightly oily.

Bruichladdich 15

 

 



 
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