The Hazelburn Oloroso Cask, is part of the Hazelburn Sherry Wood annual releases, made in small quantities and matured in varying types of sherry cask. This 2017 release is 13 years old, distilled in October 2003, matured in fresh and refill ex-Oloroso sherry casks and bottled in March 2017. 12,000 bottles produced worldwide. Bottled at cask strength of 47.1%.
Nose: Initially raisins, marzipan, Demerara sugar followed by treacle, sticky toffee and wood shavings.
Palate: Homemade strawberry jam, sugary and filled with cream, orange zest, brandy snaps and a white chocolate creme brûlée.
Finish: Chocolate orange, creamy coffee liqueur, buttered popcorn, cocoa beans and mocha coffee with a delicate finish of sweet orange marmalade.