Cask No. 35.387

Molecular gastronomy


17 Left

  • Flavour Profile:
    Spicy & Sweet
  • Age:
    32 years
  • Region:
    Speyside, Lossie
  • Cask:
    First-fill Pedro Ximenez hogshead
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We entered into a molecular gastronomy experience; the welcome drink was a test tube combining orange liqueur, pink peppercorn, smoked mince pie, birch sap, spiced mead and blackcurrant. Both the nose and the palate were full of sweet fruit and savoury spice. Water offered new discoveries, with wheatgrass pancakes enveloping cherrywood-smoked apricots and apple on the nose, calvados-spiked cola cubes and chewing tobacco on the palate, with a coulis of wild berries and ice cream to finish. After 27 years in an ex-bourbon hogshead, we transferred this to a first fill PX hogshead for the remainder of its maturation.

USA allocation: 42 bottles

About The Vaults Collection:

The Vaults Collection is a selection of the finest and rarest single cask, single malt whisky, set aside from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s most remarkable stocks over the years. They have been released from the depths of our treasure trove of casks, after decades of slow maturation and careful nurturing. The Vaults Collection represents the whisky lover’s dream: chance to journey back into whisky history, including the opportunity to experience styles or distilleries that no longer exist. The Collection takes its name from the Society’s historical home at The Vaults in Leith, Scotland’s oldest commercial building in continuous use whose connection with the drinks world dates back to the 12th century. Each bottle has a specially designed label and is offered in a beautiful wooden box.