Cask No. G8.10
Light & delicate

Cask No. G8.10    

A trumpet blast in a barrel


The nose started with fresh laundry flapping over a chamomile lawn, then banana toffee, butterscotch, Crunchie bars and apricot flan; finally reaching sawdust and polished wood. The palate was as intense as a trumpet blast in a barrel - spiced pumpkin pie, barbecued banana rolled in cinnamon and muscovado, toasted coconut and vanilla; the finish tingled with coffee, rolling tobacco and oak. The reduced nose released more coffee and mocha notes - also fig yoghurt, berry compote, Toffifee and sawmills. The palate continued its tongue-tingling intensity - but the dark brown sugar, toffee, gingerbread and honeyed oak combined to create a beautifully balanced harmony.

Cask: Refill hogshead
Age: 29 years
Date distilled: June 1989
Alcohol: 57.5%
USA allocation: 60 bottles

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