Nose – Sweet caramel and toffee with notes of nutty sherry, milk chocolate and honey on the nose.
Palate – Sweet, rounded and creamy palate.
Finish – Medium with warming mulled-wine spices, sherry and caramel finish.
Ardbeg 10 5cl
For Peat Lovers, Ardbeg 10 Year Old Is One Of The Highest-Quality ‘Entry-Level’ Single Malt On The Market,
A Whirlwind Of Peat And Complex Malty Flavours.
Nose – Vanilla, Peat And Citrus Fruits.
Palate – Sweet Vanilla With Lemon And Lime.
Finish – Long And Glorius. Sea Salted Caramel And Beach Bonfire Smoke.
Whisky Bible Awards 2012: Best Single Malt Scotch Of The Year, 10 Years And Under.
Bowmore 15 Darkest
This 15-Year-Old Single Malt, Which Spends Its Final Three Years In Oloroso Sherry Casks, Is Elegantly Balanced Between This Sherry Influence And The Distillery’s Fruit And Peat Characteristics – Including A Siren-Like Whisper Of Tropical Fruit That Will Delight Fans Of Older-Style Bowmore.
Nose – Dark And Punchy. Sherry Notes, Juicy Corinth Raisins. Spices. Creamy, Mochaccino, Sweet Dates.
Palate – Rich, Woody, Pine Oil. Syrupy. Lovely, Creamy Toffee And Malt. Smoky.
Finish – Spicy, Toffee, Sherry, Barley.
BenRiach 10 Curiositas
Curiositas Is A 10 Year Old, Peated Release From The Benriach Distillery In What They Call The ‘Classic Speyside Style
Traditionalists Believe That Peated Malts Achieve Optimum Balance Of Peat-Bittersweet And Oak Infusion After 10 Years Of Maturation. Definitely One To Try For Phenol Fans.
Nose – Aromatic Peat Reek With Fragrant Hints Of Honey, Fruit And Mellow Oak.
Palate – An Avalanche Of Peat, Followed By An Extravagant And Complex Mix Of Fruit, Heather, Nuts, Oak Wood And Spices.
Finish – A Distinct Malt With Great Depth And A Bitter Sweet Balance.
Nose – Very sweet on the nose. Initially it is all creme caramel, caramelised fruit sugars, wood sugar, toffee and fudge before some apple and peach come through. In time a charred note of bourbon with a pleasing dusty dryness.
Palate – A sweet start on the palate. The alcohol gives a little tongue-tingling buzz the result is a good mid-palate weight. The dry distillery character is there still, but there is now depth to counter. Water slightly dismantles the different elements, but adds some dried mint.
Finish – A deep and dark finish.