Arran 2006 Connoisseur’s Choice

Arran 2006

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Arran / Gordon & MacPhail

Region: Island

46% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 8 years

Cask Type: Refill Casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: White wine

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Honey, malt, yeast, vanilla, floral

Mouthfeel: Medium body

Palate/Taste: Barley, pepper, oak, vanilla, and baked bread

Finish: Medium warmth and length, oak and vanilla with bits of pepper and wood shavings

Thoughts: If Arran’s underlying malt wasn’t that good it would show here, but it actually is rather tasty. This is no frills malt whiskey.

Score: 80 out of 100

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