CASK NO. 66.180

Sui generis

£117.00
  • ABV 55.4%
  • Age 22 years
  • DISTILLED DATE 23/10/1997
  • CASK TYPE Refill ex-bourbon hogshead
  • Outturn 1 of 289 bottles
  • REGION Highland
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Bottle limited to 1 per member

The first thing to notice was the colour – non-existent, but then do not judge the book by its cover! We poured ourselves liquorice Champagne cocktail; mulled wine made with liquorice, a lightly peated whisky and Champagne all shaken with plenty of ice and then strained into a coupe glass garnished with cranberries and lemon peel. Viscous and malty on the palate neat, subtle spice and tingling of white pepper – very unique! With water a sweet chalkiness, salted lemons and pink grapefruit on the nose, while to taste like a Pinot Blanc wine matured in a peaty Islay cask, very fresh, very clean with a delicate mineral sharpness, certainly in a class by itself – ‘sui generis’.

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