Glen Scotia Ruby Port Finish 10-Year

Glen Scotia Ruby Port Finish 10-Year

Price: $55 for 700ml

Distilled/Owned by: Glen Scotia

Region: Campbeltown

57.8% ABV

Aged For: 10 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, finished in ruby port casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No


Color: Deep gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Vanilla cake, honey, smoke, alcohol, salt, and port wine

Feel: Full and sort of an oily playdough feel

Taste: Pepper, smoke, malt, charcoal, citrus, berry, honey, vanilla, and oak

Finish: Good warmth and length, peat, red fruit, salt, raspberry, and smoke

Thoughts: A nice blend of smoke and fruit, with a surprising amount of port influence for the only 6 months it finished in those casks.

Score: 83 out of 100

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