Cask No. 130.2

Dusky and deep


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  • Flavour Profile:
    Spicy & Sweet
  • Age:
    11 years
  • Region:
    Highland Northern
  • Cask:
    First-fill Oloroso hogshead


Spicy & sweet

Cask No. 130.2          

Tropical thunder


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A dusty note of talcum powder and new leather filled the air like raindrops on dry earth as the heavens opened with a downpour of tropical fruit. Drops of over-ripe mango and kiwi splashed onto sandalwood whilst heather honey and ginger marmalade showered over a botanical garden. A crack of thunder shook the earth to release Chinese 5 spice, cumin and cinnamon with a hot bolt of red chilli. Barley sugars and blackcurrant lozenges sweetened the air before a return to the exotic fruits of lychee, melon and banana. The storm faded to fresh ginger with distant reverberations of grapefruit pith and a lasting sensation of vanilla milkshake and ice cream floats.

Cask: First-fill barrel
Age: 8 years
Date distilled: January 2010
Alcohol: 60.9%
USA allocation: 54 bottles