Auchentoshan 12 5cl
A More Recent Release From The Auchentoshan Distillery, Replacing The Previous Staple 10 Year Old, This 12 Year Old Bottling Launched At The Same Time Auchentoshan Had A Dramatic Rebrand Back In 2011.
Triple Distilled Then Matured For Over Twelve Years.
Nose – Cereals And Exotic Fruits.
Palate – Vanilla And Sweet Barley
Finish – Dry, Long And Sweet.
The Heart Of The Bowmore Range, The 12 Year Old Exhibits Some Beautiful Coastal Notes With A Gentle Peat, It Is The Balance That The Floral Element Presents That Makes This A Great Entry Bottling For Bowmore.
Nose – Orange Zest, Lemon Slices And Some Hay Before Becoming Rather Floral, Heather Smoke Now Competing With The Ash.
Palate – Lovely And Rounded, Honeyed Even, Initially. Vanilla, Perfumed Smoke And Coastal Elements Develop.
Finish – Smoky And Long. Sea Spray, Dry Grass, A Touch Of Ash And Citrus.
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.
Nose – Broad and medium-weight with citrus peels, ginger snap biscuits. Sweet and with great depth.
Palate – A complicated palate where the initial nose would lead you to expect plump fruits. The palate fleshes out as the first impact of the nose fades.
Finish – Firm and slightly dry finish.