Finished in Custom casks made from 5 types of oak – 50%
My Tasting Notes:
Colour: Dark copper
Nose: Orange zest, dates, strawberry, chocolate, polished wood, cinnamon, allspice, hints of pepper.
Palate: Orange zest, cassis, tobacco, espresso, toffee, cinnamon, hints of cardamom, black pepper.
Finish: Long, fruity and spicy.
Overall: This maturation experiment was successful. The whisky is densely flavoured and very robust while still being elegant.
Rating: 87/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$
Scored blind for the 2015 Malt Manaics Awards, re-tasted for notes