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Linkwood 1995 DL

Category Single Malt from Speyside, Scotland
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Distillery
District Speyside
Bottler Douglas Laing
Bottling serie Old Particular
Vintage 05.1995
Bottled 09.2016
Age 21 years old
Casknumber DL 11357
Strength 51.5 % Vol.
Number of bottles 283
Size 700 ml
Price 85.30$ 92.12£ 74.21
Uncolored Non-chillfiltered Single Cask Whisky
Added 28 Oct 2016 4:23 pm by RoyC
Murxus Note
less than a month ago
Murxus gave this whisky 85 points

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Official notes:
Nose: fresh and fragrant, carrying a spiced fruit quality and candied lemon zest
Palate: vibrant, still sweet and fruity with Seville oranges and old fruit boxes
Finish: very more´ish, still fresh and citrusy with lingering oak and spices (J)

My opinion: fresh, citrusy and (neat) very very peppery are dominant notes. With Water and time the pepper calms down and it gets sweet´n creamy like a vanilla soft ice.

PS: Water... lots of water! Despite its only 51.1% one of the most water-consuming whiskys I had so far, best at astonishing low 30-35% ABV. Pepper changes to dry ginger, soft orange peel replaces stronger citric notes, exotic fruits like lychee come forefront.

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