style. A superb example of the fruity delight American Oak can bring to
Scottish whisky. It’s more than fruit as there’s also great balance and
an harmonious backbone of warmth, spiciness and oak. I prefer this
fruity beauty neat. Sip, relax and you will feel in heaven.
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Fresh on the nose with lingering vanilla sweetness, toffee and a
delicate citric fruitiness. Becomes more fruity and juicy with time,
packed with peach, apricot, mirabelle, yellow plum and mango. Liquorice
with honey and a slight touch of oak spice in the back. Very appealing
Very fruity start on the palate! Tropical and orchard fruits - peach,
banana, tangerine, mango, orange and pear, intermingle with a delicious
sweetness of vanilla and toffee. This is all complemented by a massive
load of warming spices - white pepper, ginger, oak and soft herbs. Once
the spiciness fades away, sticky honey and plum jam linger with a fine
note of cinnamon towards the finish.
Quite a long and fruity finish with a gentle herbal note of orange peel.
Sweet honey with a hint of drying oak and subtle peppery heat in the
WITH WATER: As the fruitiness keeps on going, the
vanilla sweetness and toffee notes are tamed by a splash of water,
bringing notes of prickling oak to the fore. Still sweet and fruity on
the palate with less warming spices. The finish is long, fruity,
citrusy, with delicate cinnamon and drying oak on the tail.