The entry-level malt in the anCnoc range, produced at the Knockdhu distillery, is the 12yo matured in a combination of first-fill and refill ex-bourbon casks. Bottled at 43%.
Nose: Aromatic, quite robust. Honeysuckle, fresh flowers, cereals, barley.
Palate: Medium, good sweetness. Madeira, winter spices, mocha, Crème de Cacao, herbal hints and toasted granary bread.
Finish: Medium length, great interplay between oak and barley.