Distilled/Owned by: Dalmore / Cadenhead
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: 15 years (Distilled 1989)
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: Pale gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Heather, spices, cinnamon, honey, oak, sugar, and cream, floral
Mouthfeel: Medium body
Palate/Taste: Vanilla, honey, floral, oak, almonds
Finish: Medium warmth and length, oak, spice, heather, ginger, honey, and baked goods
Thoughts: It takes on a generic highland profile that even cask strength can’t save it from. I need my highland malts to have some sherry to round them out.
Score: 77 out of 100