Honest and well made.
15 Years Old
Islands (Non Islay)
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Fat and slightly hot when neat. Boiled sweets,oak,red liquorice,wholemeal bread. Milk chocolate,charred wood.
Palate: Not quite the full-on delivery you expect. Soft to start,then crisps nicely. peanut butter and lightrose. The oak is held to the back of the palate.
Finish: Tobacco leaf.
Comment: Honest and well made.
Nose: Nutty with a distinctive oaky profile. Toasted nuts,praline. Hint of old leather. Toblerone. Opens on toffee.
Palate: Very smooth and intense. Oak is showing but is very well integrated. Layers of melting milk chocolate and\rtoasted piedmont hazelnuts.
Finish: Long,lingering on dried fruit with a dry spicy conclusion.
Comment: A rich and deep well matured whisky. Enticing,elegant and conversational.
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