SMWS 9.225 An Elegant Generalist, 55.6% abv
Honey, apples, fruity and vanilla aromas on the nose. Lovely floral spicy mouthfeel. Sweet, tangy, citrusy, oak undertones then caramel, lemons and barley on the palate. Lovely medium long finish with citrus and flowers lingering.
Scored on 21st May 2023 @ 12:46 PM · Tasted on 17th May, 2023 · Comments (0)88
Clynelish 1993 17 Years Old, Double Matured, 46% abv
Rich sherry aromas, fruit, coastal, raisins, oranges, citrus and violets on the nose. Soft rich mouthfeel. Lovely spices, tropical molasses then fresh orchard fruit on the palate. Gentle fruit, sherry and citrus notes on a medium finish.
Scored on 21st May 2023 @ 12:32 PM · Tasted on 17th May, 2023 · Comments (0)86
Glen Elgin 17 Years Old The Coopers Choice 1991 Sherry Cask, 46% abv
Fruity, rich, sweet tropical fruit, sherry aromas, raisins, tobacco and apples on the nose. Earthy sweetness, spicy, tobacco notes, apples and raisins on the palate. Sweet chalkiness on a medium finish.
Scored on 21st May 2023 @ 12:14 PM · Tasted on 17th May, 2023 · Comments (0)82
Craigellachie 17 Years Old, 46% abv
Sweet rich grasses, sherry, vanilla and mild pleasant sulphur on the nose. Rich dry mouthfeel. Robust, sweet and savoury teeter-totter, wee smoke, old apples, salty on the palate. Fruity savoury medium finish.
Scored on 21st May 2023 @ 12:06 PM · Tasted on 17th May, 2023 · Comments (0)83
Glen Breton 14 Years Old, 43% abv
Vanilla, red berries, red peppercorns, warm apple compote, freshly cut hay, cardboard on the nose. Smooth berries mouthfeel. Honey, granola notes, oaky and sweet barnyard on the palate. Dry, soft spicy medium finish.
Scored on 8th May 2023 @ 5:33 PM · Tasted on 27th Nov, 2022 · Comments (0)78
Ardnamurchan 2016 Cask 1275, Peated Ex Sherry Cask, 60% abv
Dry pears, peaty citrus aromas, sweet earthiness on the nose. Tangy soft peaty mouthfeel. Chewy, fruity, sweet peat, honey, zesty vanilla and almonds on the palate. Tingling peat and honey on a medium long finish.
Scored on 7th May 2023 @ 5:15 PM · Tasted on 26th Nov, 2022 · Comments (0)82
Ardnamurchan 2016 Cask 65P, 60% abv
Vanilla, white fruit, pears, salty, fruit custard on the nose. Salty citrus mouthfeel. Dry oaky citrus, soft licorice notes, lovely dry vanilla on the palate. Spices and pears emerge on a medium long finish. (From the cask)
Scored on 7th May 2023 @ 5:04 PM · Tasted on 26th Nov, 2022 · Comments (0)85
Ardnamurchan AD/09 22, 58.7% abv
Dusty apple warehouse, light smoke fruit and a whiff of peat on the nose. Honeyed peaty mouthfeel. Abundance of smoke, tingling peat then honey and citrus notes on the palate. Peaty honey on a medium long finish.
Scored on 5th May 2023 @ 1:35 PM · Tasted on 26th Nov, 2022 · Comments (0)85
Ardnamuchan AD 04 22 02, 46.8% abv
Dry oaky honey, gentle spices, fruit and citrus on the nose. Toasty honey mouthfeel. Spirity syrup, robust, peat smoke, spices, tingling citrus on the palate. Rich citrus and honey on a medium finish.
Scored on 5th May 2023 @ 1:17 PM · Tasted on 26th Nov, 2022 · Comments (0)82
GlenDronach 1971 39 years old Sherry Butt, 48.8% abv
Dark fruit, oaky sherry, brown sugar and warm Christmas cake aromas on the nose. Luscious cocoa sherry mouthfeel. Sweet oak, rich sherry, Christmas cake, soft spices, ginger, lovely nuttiness on the palate. Sherry dark fruit on a medium finish.
Scored on 5th May 2023 @ 12:42 PM · Tasted on 25th May, 2022 · Comments (0)89