Whisky Award in 2004. I am not surprised.
The nose is surprisingly sweet on white fruit and honey. A nice salty
lining with a hint of smoke. The sweet fruit is perfectly balanced by a limited
dose of peat. Some austere notes of silver polish, leather and candle was.
Camphor and iodine. But there is absolutely no trace of the typical stable
Grand attack, heavily spiced (black pepper) and still perfectly
quaffable. Some vanilla and tobacco, but also soft peat and a bit of oak. Peach
and pineapple. Not as complex as the nose, but still a party.
The wonderful and long finish is warm, peppery and turns the mouth â€