Fruity tropical praline, vanilla and light caramel on the nose. Soft, dry fruit, delightful rich tangy custard then fruit laden spices on the palate. Exceptionally well balanced. Lovely long creamy fruit laden finish. WOW.
Scored on 25th Feb 2018 @ 3:31 PM · Tasted on 20th Jan 2018 · Comments (0)94
Highland Park 46 Years Old, 40% abv
Orange zest, smoke then tropical fruit, honey and very mild caramel on the nose. Luscious tropical fruit, wee citrus notes and very rich on the palate. Outstanding!
Scored on 18th Nov 2018 @ 10:35 AM · Tasted on 7th May 2018 · Comments (0)94
Port Ellen 1979 24 Years Old 3rd Annual Release, 57.3% abv
Vanilla, cocoa, apples and smoke on the nose. Creamy, sweet light peat notes, mild red fruit on the palate. Elegant, substantial and a WOW.
Scored on 17th Feb 2018 @ 1:23 PM · Tasted on 18th Nov 2017 · Comments (0)93
Sweet, gentle floral perfume and soft pears on the nose. Tropical fruit,, mangoes, soft light ginger then a burst of floral bouquet on the palate. Velvety mouthfeel. Luscious long white fruit finish. WOW
Scored on 25th Feb 2018 @ 3:26 PM · Tasted on 20th Jan 2018 · Comments (0)93
Highland Park 40 Years Old, 47.5% abv
Sherry, red fruit, licorice then sweet sherried tobacco on the nose. Spicy, cloves, lovely smoke, tobacco and cocoa on the palate. Long smooth spicy finish. Very complex. WOW!
Scored on 18th Nov 2018 @ 10:29 AM · Tasted on 7th May 2018 · Comments (0)93
Royal Mile Whiskies 40 Years Old Blended Malt, 47.1% abv
Soft sherry, rich red fruit, warm aromas of dark Christmas cake on the nose. Luscious figs, prunes, rich sherry infused caramel, mild soft spices on the palate. Soft raisins, sherry and caramel on the finish. A WOW!
Scored on 9th Dec 2018 @ 9:44 PM · Tasted on 7th Dec 2018 · Comments (0)93
SMWS 2.76 Cola and shea butter, 56.3% abv
Light citrus marmalade, mangoes, pears and apples on the nose. Rich floral notes, white fruit jam, luscious citrus with mild spices on the palate. Beautiful long floral finish.
Scored on 1st Jan 2018 @ 1:00 PM · Tasted on 17th Sep 2017 · Comments (0)92
Bruichladdich Octomore Farm 7 Years Old Cask 335, 62.1% abv
Soft, lovely peaty cedar and tar on the nose. Candied pear drops, sweet rich earthy peat then mild tar on the palate. Long soft lingering finish. WOW
Scored on 6th Jan 2018 @ 10:42 AM · Tasted on 20th Sep 2017 · Comments (0)92
Light pine forest, peat, fruity smoke, red berries, sweet tar, vanilla and soft caramel on the nose. Cedar smoke and ashes, mild fruit, gentle spices on the palate. Delightful soft long ash-full finish.
Scored on 22nd Jan 2018 @ 5:24 PM · Tasted on 19th Jan 2018 · Comments (0)92
Tomatin 36 Years old, Batch 4, 43.1% abv
Delicate floral aromas to start then waves of tropical fruit, mangos, papayas and light pineapple on the nose. Tropical fruit marmalade, tobacco and sweet licorice on the palate. Complex.
Scored on 22nd Jan 2018 @ 6:23 PM · Tasted on 19th Jan 2018 · Comments (0)92