Part of Diageo's Special Releases for 2016, this is the 6th time Cragganmore has been included in the annual releases. Matured in three different casks: ex-bodega European oak butts and refill and rejuvenated American Oak hogsheads, only 4,932 bottles are available worldwide. Bottled at a cask strength of 55.7%.
Nose: Warming and welcoming. Softly fresh, with gentle traces of beeswax then orange zest or tinned mandarin oranges and fruit salad on a base of broad, soft malt-loaf.
Palate: A smooth texture, with a sweet start; sugary and intense, with fragrant fondant in the mid-palate.
Finish: Long, warming and cleansing.