Released in 2007 as a replacement to the Glenkinchie 10 year old. As the name suggests, Glenkinchie lies in a glen of the Kinchie Burn farmland near the village of Pencaitland, near Edinburgh. Matured in ex-bourbon casks. Bottled at 43%. (Bottle size 1 litre)
Nose: Aromatic, vanilla, cut flowers and beneath, a clean, toasty note. Increasingly sweet and creamy, with fresh citrus, lemon cheesecake.
Palate: Crisp mid-palate then butter icing, lemon cheesecake and freesias.
Finish: Herbal and drying, a little like potpourri.