Of 15 specially selected single casks that went to specific countries around the world, this is the one that stayed in the UK. It was also Whiskyfun’s 13000th whisky.
N: Farmy sweet mineral, luscious honey barley, a squidgy oiliness and a few licks of salty maritime rocks, slate and stones - all packaged within a papery, gossamer softness.
T: Arrives without surprise but with much pleasure - smoke and a dry barley savoury sweetness delivered to near perfection, though I found it a little short of voice. Minor quibbles.
F: With a concentration on gently smoked dried grassy/malted barley, clean lingerings keep trickling in. I didn’t pick up on the sherry at all.
C: (Note to self), let’s not overcomplicate this one. It’s excellent, let’s drink!Scores an A-