Old Pulteney 12

Old Pulteney 12

Paid: $38 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Old Pulteney / InterBev

Region: Highland

43% ABV

Aged For: 12 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

 


 

Color: Gold

Nose: Honey and toffee. Sea air and salt spray. A bit of fudge is present and a vegetal undertone.

Taste: Salty citrus, lemon & lime, caramel, a slight copper taste and just a couch of hazelnut.

Finish: Drier than the palate, with bits of oak, heather and grass. Briny throughout.

Thoughts: I can certainly understand the maritime associations now. Sort of reminds me of salted caramel.

Score: 75 out of 100

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