Longrow Red 13 Malbec Cask Matured

Longrow Red 13 Malbec

Paid: $105 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Springbank

Region: Campbeltown

51.3% ABV

Aged For: 13 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon for 12 years, finished 15 months in fresh Malbec barriques

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Amber with a red tinge

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Oranges, strawberry, liquorish, earthy, costal spray, peat, caramel

Feel:Full bodied

Taste: Fruits and berries followed by vanilla cream, cranberry, cherry, smoke

Finish: Long lasting, medium warmth, leather, pepper, butter cream, smoke, dried oranges

Thoughts: If you like berries and citrus smothered in peat smoke, this release is for you. The vanilla cream is a nice backdrop with just the right amount of pepper.

Score: 87 out of 100

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