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Hazelburn 2001 Private Cask, 17 YO, OB, 49.3%, B:2018, Refill sherry cask 36, 276 bottles. Price:
Colour: Old gold
Nose: Round, mellow, elegant, slightly malty and nutty (hazelnuts), with some sea brine, light mineral and harbour-like flavours. Slightly fruitier and less smoky and peaty than the Springbank.
Taste: Malty, fruity, juicy to very juicy, mellow, on soft leather, orange, tangerine, some hand made fudges, sea brine, soft spices and tarte tatin. The finish is long, very pleasant, on soft spices, stewed fruits, tarte tatin, nice malty flavours, some orange, tangerine and mango. Diluted it becomes slightly bolder and spicier, with light nutty flavours and some butterscotch.
Impression: A mellow and well balanced whisky, on nice cooked fruits flavours, tarte tatin and soft spices (mainly cinnamon). The oldest Hazelburn I have seen and tasted. Dangerously drinkable. Thank you Nick.
Rating: 16/20 FP:D1