Fettercairn 16 years old
Nose: Complex and lively, with hints of plum jam, cinnamon and mocaccino. In the background a dirty note reminiscent of a hot legume soup.
Palate: Full-bodied and fat, the barrel worked excellently. Intense notes of white pepper alternate with a strudel sweetness… Surprising!
Final: Persistent with tasty balsamic and spicy declinations.
Ben Nevis 8 years old
Nose: Dirty and oily with notes of rubber and yeast.
Palate: Mineral and fat with waxy and slightly citrus notes.
Final: Moderately persistent and slightly herbaceous.
Ardmore 11 years old
Nose: Elegant and fleshy, with floral, leather and white chocolate hints.
Palate: Explosive and fruity with notes of mandarin, ginger and black pepper.
Final: Persistent and smoky.
Caol ILA 11 years old
Nose: Complex with hints of brine, lemon cream and prunes.
Palate: Oily with notes of salty biscuit, citrus and green olives.
Final: Persistent and fruity with notes of banana and toasted almond.
Strathmill 26 years old
Nose: Delicate and floral with hints of white grapes, mown grass, lemon and marzipan.
Palate: Gentle with notes of honey, chamomile, almonds and yellow fruit.
Final: Clean and majestic with a strong presence of barley malt, amaretto and vanilla.
Staoisha 7 years old
Nose: Coastal, with notes of medicinal peat, ginger, and canned peach.
Palate: Very fruity with notes of mango, apricot, banana and vanilla.
Final: Persistent and brackish with hints of lemon juice, salted caramel and peat smoke.
WP 14 years old
Nose: Engaging with hints of pineapple, white melon, pear, acetone and toasted coffee.
Palate: Intense with notes of ripe banana, black pepper and dark chocolate.
Final: Moderately persistent and oily.
Diamond 17 years old
Nose: Majestic with notes of roasted coffee, burnt sugar and raisins.
Palate: Exciting with notes of licorice, black pepper, orange peel and bitter cocoa.
Final: Persistent with balsamic and woody notes.