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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Springbank
Very light golden color. Intense, smoky, spicy, vanilla-driven, caramel nose. Harmonious, well structured, spicy, warm vanilla custard flavours with a lingering, somewhat cedary, faint pepper-tinged finish. Much better than when it last appeared in Vintages (**/**+) on October 1, 2011 at $80.95 and was Recommended Best Buy. CSPC 180158
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Con Oen
Country Scotland
Rating ***/***+(94 points)
Solid, Harmonious, Warm Vanilla Custard
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Wonderful bouquet features aromas of sawdust, dry cheese, lanolin, wax paper, peatreek, chalk, kippers, unused Band-Aid, medicine chest and dried tobacco leaf. Palate entry offers flavors of tobacco smoke, smoked fish, honey and grain; mid palate adds tangy flavors of spiced rum, vanilla cake frosting, cocoa butter, milk chocolate and sweet oak. Concludes with vivid tastes of grain, cheese, dried fruit and brown sugar. Classic. Highest Recommendation. Score: 96-100 (F. Paul Pacult, Wine Enthusiast, Dec. 15, 2009) Price $ 82.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 4, 2012
Cases bought 109 (6 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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