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The Lakes The Whiskymaker's Editions

Overall rating
84.00/100
votes
2
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Colheita
Bottled
2020
Casktype
Colheita Port casks & bourbon barrels
Number of bottles
5400
Strength
52.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 Aug 2020 5:45 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

£ 64.97

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2 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Lakes The Whiskymaker's Editions

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.00 points

  1. whisky313 scored this whisky 85 points Specialist

    official information:
    The Whiskymaker’s Editions are exceptional diversions from our sherry-led house style; one-off releases showcasing the sense of adventure of our whiskymaker – Dhavall Gandhi – in cask selection, maturation and blending. Each Edition is an expression of creative freedom; the product of a playground where instinct, experience and inspiration roam free, coming together to realise our intrinsic objective – the creation of outstanding flavours. 

    Colheita (Col-yate-a) means “harvest”, referring to the exclusive use of grapes from a single crop to create a vintage Tawny Port. In this Edition, the whiskymaker’s cask and maturation expertise brings Colheita Port into the frame, in combination with a small proportion of bourbon barrels. 

    The nose is vibrant and fruity with hints of plums, spiced pickled cherries and candied orange; the palate is complex with notes of prunes, stewed plums and warming cinnamon with a lasting finish.

    Enjoy as you please. Try adding a few drops of water to open up the flavours.

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