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Allt-A-Bhainne 12 Years Old 1996 Murray McDavid

Allt-A-Bhainne 12 Years Old 1996 Murray McDavid, 46% abv

Lovely flowers, mild spices, malty, pears and vanilla emerge then toffee aromas on the nose. Fresh mouthfeel. Flowers now accompanied by spices, honey and vanilla then apples, and a touch of citrus on the palate. Flowers, citrus, honey and spices on a lovely medium finish.

84
Glen Grant 15 Years Old, Batch Strength

Glen Grant 15 Years Old, Batch Strength, % abv

Almonds, honey, cracker jacks, vanilla and a warm peat compote on the nose. Round rich mouthfeel. Fruity, pears ,zesty vanilla, soft citrus, icing sugar and soft spice notes on the palate. Fruit ably supported by the spices on a medium finish.

77
Glen Grant 12 Years Old

Glen Grant 12 Years Old, 43% abv

Flowers, banana aromas, vanilla, honey dribbled on French pastries on the nose. gentle mouthfeel. Spicy with dry floral notes and a bit thin on the palate. Light floral medium short finish.

70
Caol Ila 2010 11 Years Old, Red Cask Co

Caol Ila 2010 11 Years Old, Red Cask Co, 58.2% abv

Sherry and peat duo then light aromas of dark fruit, berries and cocoa on the nose. Rich mouthfeel. Sherry, soft peat, cocoa, luscious smoky Christmas cake followed by more sherry a a touch of cedar on the palate. Very pleasant medium finish.

82
Inchgower 2008 14 Years Old, Red Cask Co

Inchgower 2008 14 Years Old, Red Cask Co, 57.1% abv

Almonds, medium dry sherry, raisins, plums ,orange marmalade and caramel on the nose. Dry fruity mouthfeel. Spices dominate then sherry, white pepper, honey, fruitcake, cardamon and fennel on the palate. Medium finish.

79
Invergordon 1987 34 Years Old, Red Cask Co

Invergordon 1987 34 Years Old, Red Cask Co, 58.7% abv

Soft, rich sherry, cereal with dry red berries, cherries and cocoa on the nose. Gently tangy mouthfeel. Tangy sherry, lovely cocoa, spices, raisins, plums, figs, ginger, cinnamon and dried fruit on the palate. Medium finish.

83
Dailuaine 2009 12 Years Old, Red Cask Co

Dailuaine 2009 12 Years Old, Red Cask Co, 57% abv

Light rich sherry aromas, raisins and almonds on the nose. Tangy mouthfeel. Caramel, plums, sherry, red fruit, soft spices, cocoa and cherries on the palate. Straightforward. Medium finish.

74
Teaninich 2009 12 Years Old, Red Cask Co

Teaninich 2009 12 Years Old, Red Cask Co, 52.8% abv

Dry sherry, plums, oranges, floral aromas and spices on the nose. Dry warehouse mouthfeel. Spices, smooth, red fruit, berries, sherry, citrus notes and a touch of pecans on the palate. Medium finish. Simply plain

72
Benrinnes 2009 12 Years Old, Oloroso Red Cask Co

Benrinnes 2009 12 Years Old, Oloroso Red Cask Co, 53.7% abv

Dusty spices, oaky caramel with a hint of smoke on the nose. Dry mouthfeel. Oaky, spices, edgy caramel, bittersweet earthiness then sharp spice notes on the palate. Medium edgy finish.

65
Plantation OFDT (Old Fashioned Traditional Dark)

Plantation OFDT (Old Fashioned Traditional Dark), 69% abv

Caramel, soft brown sugar, oranges, spices, dry molasses and tropical fruit on the nose. Soft dry mouthfeel. Honey, woody notes, raisins, funky, spices, sweet earthiness on the palate. Rich intense dry tropical fruit with a slight bitterness on a medium long finish.

82