A single cask release, selected by and bottled exclusively for us. A peated anCnoc (from some of the oldest peated malt they have available), distilled in 2005, matured in a first-fill ex-bourbon cask, bottled in 2018 with only 224 bottles produced. Nonchillfiltered, naturally coloured and bottled at cask strength of 57.6%.
Nose: Autumn braai and burning grass. Reduced pear, caramelised almonds and just a touch of fresh tobacco leaf.
Palate: Smoky and sweet with cooking apples, butterscotch and leatherwood honey. Earthy spices ad hint of tar develop with water.
Finish: Long and smoky, gradually revealing juicy orchard fruits and creamy vanilla.