Edradour 10 2006 Straight from the Cask Sauternes Finish

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Paid: $70 for 500ml

Distilled/Owned by: Edradour / Signatory Vintage

Region: Highland

59.8% ABV

Aged For: 10 years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: undisclosed, finished in Sauternes

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

Cask #: 325

 


 

Color: Dark Copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Honey, vanilla, apricot, malt, grapes, milk chocolate

Feel:Medium to light bodied

Taste: Walnuts, apple butter, caramel, vanilla, heavy sweetness

Finish: Sweet syrup, peaches, citrus, honey, medium warmth and length

Thoughts: Usually I’m up for a sweeter scotch, but this one was almost too much for me. It has a lot of brighter fruit notes that you don’t normally get from your standard sherry cask aging.

Score: 78 out of 100