[46.1%・45 Years Old・Distilled in 1966・Bottled Circa 2011・The Whisky Agency and The Nectar Joint Bottling・Limited Release]
Leather and stewed dark fruits, all signs of a well aged dram. There is perhaps a hint of rubber in the mix of forest berries and violets.
Palate & Finish:
Gorgeous burst of red cherries on a sweet, creamy mouthfeel, dusted with black tea, dark chocolate and finish off with a glaze of burnt dark syrup.
A well constructed tail of crushed berries and bitter tannins.
I think this is good now but would have been a little bit more special had it been bottled a few years prior, just seems to have lost a bit of vibrancy..
45 years is a long time to age a whisky, and for most whiskies it’s probably a bit much.