It was salted later, right?
The 51.5% Vol. bring a lot of pressure and that's just fine. He looks much more alive than the 15-year-old and the Double Cask. Although there are indications of the use of inferior barrels, but not so disturbing.
except vanilla, nothing, much later - at least for the newer bottlings of Glen Scotia - so typical interplay between sweetness - represented here by honey and caramel - and maritime to salty flavors, pine needles and resin and finally also charred oak, a fruit mix of strawberries and various types of berries, flanked by banana and blood orange, amarula, lots of brown sugar, tobacco, marzipan
Honey and vanilla, spice and oak are more pronounced here, but the maritime notes are rather in the background, a touch of malt, oily-syrupy, burned sugar, espresso, leather, tobacco, damp soil, pepper and ginger go hand in hand, something Menthol, hints of banana and dry plum
earthy-woody, leather, tobacco, burned sugar, charred wood, rather dry, slightly peppery and grassy, minimal malting effect, vanilla, later honey and walnut, salt