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Maturation Warehouse: 1996 Oloroso Cask

ABV 53.3%
Category Distillery Exclusive Whisky
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This exquisite whisky was part of our Maturation Warehouse tasting experience in 2019 and was a real hit amongst our visitors to the distillery. We have uncovered the few remaining bottles which we're delighted to share with you online.  Fully matured in an oloroso sherry cask, this sweet and spicy whisky is a very limited, single cask release.

$ 467.00
Maturation Warehouse: 1996 Oloroso Cask
$ 467.00
Description

Whilst preparing for our 2023 maturation tasting at the distillery, we have uncovered the last few remaining bottles of this exquisite 23 year old whisky. Fully matured in cask 221, which is an Oloroso sherry cask, this whisky is rich, sweet and spicy.   

Unpeated, non-chillfiltered and natural colour, this extremely limited single cask release is not one to miss!  

Tasting Notes

Colour

Copper

Nose

Concentrated fruits of dark berries and bitter orange marmalade. Aromatic spice of cinnamon and nutmeg.

Palate

The first sip is very oily and delivers a big hit of black pepper. There is an initial viscosity that melts into that combination of sweet and spicy citrus that is characteristic of Oloroso.

Finish

Very rich and smooth, with a ling zing round the edge.


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