Deanston Virgin Oak

Deanston Virgin Oak

Paid: $30 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Deanston / Distell

Region: Highland

46.3% ABV

Aged For: NAS

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, finished in virgin oak

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Straw gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Honey, oak, vanilla, confectionary sugar, young malt, donuts, sugar

Feel: Medium body

Taste: Vanilla, caramel, honey, pepper, oak, young malt, slight bitterness

Finish: Medium warmth and length, heather, honey, vanilla, oak, sugar

Thoughts: Lots of vanilla and oak with a sugary profile, but it cant mask the youth of the malt. Better than many blends, but nothing to amazing.

Score: 77 out of 100

 

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