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Esculentus magnificus!

CASK No. 85.53
54,20 £GB
0 left in stock
Titre du Whisky 60.0%
Age 12 years
Distilled Date 5 Juillet 2006
Cask Type Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Profil aromatique Spicy & sweet
Outturn du whisky 1 of 289 bottles
Région du whisky Speyside

Notes

The nose transported us nostalgically to a Parisian café – wooden tables with ash, smoke and fag packets, coffee dregs and almond croissants. The palate also had dry, ashy sweetness – stem ginger in syrup, chocolate Swiss roll, digestive biscuits and roasted peaches – and a stone-licking, ashtray-licking, tingling finish of liquorice root sticks and black pepper. Water brought dolly mixtures, sticky toffee pudding, banana split and plum clafoutis to the nose – and some sanded pine and linseed oil. The palate, with fruit and nut chocolate, coffee kisses, Demerara, toasted coconut, dried dates and hints of Eastern spice was more than drinkable – esculentus magnificus!