Distilled/Owned by: Blair Athol / Diageo
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Color: Dark Gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Cinnamon and cloves, with a bit of plum and sherry. Sugary malt.
Mouthfeel: Full bodied
Palate/Taste: Thick earthy sherry with a touch of Sulphur. More cinnamon and a bit of fig.
Finish: Raisin and gingerbread cookies, with gentle lemon and smoke.
Thoughts: An interesting profile for the sherry influence, It really hits those Christmas notes.
Score: 80 out of 100