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The desserted forest

CASK No. 72.76
48,20 £GB
16 left in stock
Titre du Whisky 61.9%
Age 10 years
Distilled Date 14 Février 2008
Cask Type Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Profil aromatique Young & spritely
Outturn du whisky 1 of 218 bottles
Région du whisky Speyside

Notes

Creeping through the forest amongst pine needles and pine cones we found ourselves in a land of desserts as aromas of butter pastry and caramel sauce wafted past. We then noticed gooseberry tarts with vanilla custard and rice pudding dusted with cinnamon before we encountered the sticky temptation of an apricot Danish. Herbal notes brought a background of complexity with liquorice and aniseed whilst the undiluted palate delivered a wakeup call from raw chillies. A few drops of water released nutty dimensions as hazelnuts and almonds joined roasted chestnuts with a drizzle of maple syrup. Tart fruity notes of physallis and starfruit appeared towards the end before being joined by balsa wood on the finish.