Laphroaig 30 Years Old Bottled November 1997, 43% abv
Rich, soft fruit laden with mild peat, gentle smoky caramel with sweet sherry and oakum on the nose. Amazing fulsome smoky peaty mouthfeel. Luscious sweet toasted red fruit, light smoke, mild peat and light toffee smoke on the palate. Soft fruit and light peat on a long finish.
Scored on 28th Mar 2020 @ 9:46 PM · Tasted on 28th Mar 2020 · Comments (0)93
SMWS 131.2 Magic carpet in a sweetie shop, 55.1% abv
Rich sherry, figs plums Christmas pudding, nutmeg, sweet ginger and caramel on the nose. Decadent spices, dark fruit mouthfeel. Luscious sherry gentle ginger, sweet oak, dry butterscotch on palate. Black cherries, smoke & cocoa on a long finish.
Scored on 28th Mar 2020 @ 11:38 PM · Tasted on 28th Mar 2020 · Comments (0)93
Highland Park Saxo Single Cask 15 Years Old Juul’s Exclusive, 59.8% abv
Soft raisins, oranges, rich warm Christmas cake on the nose. Smooth mouthfeel, stewed sweet red fruit compote in light sherry sauce, mild spices, wee citrus note then floral on the palate. Lovely luscious soft fruit and spices on a long finish.
Scored on 26th Jan 2020 @ 11:18 AM · Tasted on 22nd Jun 2019 · Comments (0)92
SMWS G6.8 Soothing the mind 37 Years Old, 48.4% abv
Caramel, almonds, rich sherry aromas and heavenly butterscotch on the nose. Luscious rich round mouthfeel. Soft citrus notes, toffee then a hint of smoke on the palate. Rich caramel, almonds on a lovely long smooth finish. WOW!
Scored on 14th Feb 2020 @ 2:43 PM · Tasted on 4th Feb 2020 · Comments (0)92
Tobermory 19 Years Old, 58.2% abv
Chocolate, cinnamon, rum, spicy Christmas pudding with sherry flambé on the nose. Rich coffee and caramel mouthfeel. Absolutely luscious dark fruit, sweet sherry, figs, plums, gentle ginger and cocoa on the palate. Rich round sherry on a medium long finish.
Scored on 19th Apr 2020 @ 9:55 PM · Tasted on 19th Apr 2020 · Comments (0)92
Glenrothes 25 Years Old, 43% abv
Amazing spices, oranges, delicious oak, dusty caramel and vanilla on the nose. Smooth luscious sherry notes, light red fruit, spices, cinnamon and sweet ginger on the palate. Soft sherry red fruit and spices on a lovely long finish.
Scored on 9th Jan 2020 @ 8:55 PM · Tasted on 21st Nov 2019 · Comments (0)91
Plantation Jamaica 22 Years Old No 3 HJC, 56.2% abv
Rich floral molasses, almonds, lemons and caramel on the nose. Lovely intense floral notes, rich tropical fruit, soft spices then limes on the palate. Fulsome rich tropical fruit on a long finish.
Scored on 26th Jan 2020 @ 11:38 AM · Tasted on 22nd Jun 2019 · Comments (0)91
SMWS 3.307 A journey into joy 20 Years Old, 55.9% abv
Macerated red fruit, cigar smoke and sweet fruity peat on the nose. Red berries in a delightful sweet peaty sauce followed by ever present soft smoke notes on the palate. Sweet gentle peat on a medium long finish. Simple amazing.
Scored on 29th Jan 2020 @ 9:40 AM · Tasted on 25th Jun 2019 · Comments (0)91
SMWS 76.143 Wherefore art thou rancio? 31 Years Old 2nd Fill Ex Moscatel Barrique, 56.2% abv
Luscious red fruit, light sherry and red wine perfume on the nose. Sweet candied lemons, fruity vanilla with delicate notes of sherry and red berries on the palate. Very well balanced. Light citrus, sherry and red fruit on a long gentle lingering finish. WOW!
Scored on 31st Jan 2020 @ 5:26 PM · Tasted on 29th Jun 2019 · Comments (0)91
Macallan Rare Cask Batch Lot No 2, 43% abv
Rich soft sherry aromas and lovely round warm fruit medley on the nose. Amazing gentle apples, red berries and very mild spices on the palate. Rich luscious mouthfeel. Exceptionally well balanced. Soft complex fruit notes on a long finish.
Scored on 2nd Feb 2020 @ 12:11 AM · Tasted on 22nd Nov 2019 · Comments (0)91