Aultmore 12

Price: $60 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Aultmore / Bicardi

Region: Speyside

46% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 12 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Pale gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Malt, dried apples, vanilla, citrus, sugar

Mouthfeel: Medium body

Palate/Taste: Grass, pepper, citrus, milk chocolate

Finish: Surprisingly hot and long, with damp hay, citrus, tart and bitter, with pepper and oak

Thoughts: The nose and body are standard speyside fair, but it really falls apart on the finish, making me dislike continuing to drink it.

Score: 70 out of 100

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