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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer ISLE OF ARRAN DISTILLERS
Medium orange amber color. Slightly peppery, somewhat alcoholic, caramel-plum notes. Extremely intense, very dry, somewhat peppery, alcoholic (54.9%), flavorful, caramel-plum puree flavours with a lingering, lifted finish. CSPC 285908
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Vin Glo
Country Scotland
Rating ***(90 points)
Extremely Intense
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: ... The whisky is named after the summits and ridges of the north end of the Isle of Arran, a landmark locally referred to as the Sleeping Warrior. The nose [of this whisky] features milk chocolate with raisins; very sweet, with vanilla. Less sweet in time, with slightly smoky caramel. Sherry, new leather, lively, fruity spice, ripe cherries, background ginger and vanilla on the palate. Quite lengthy in the finish, with spice, caramel and a hint of liquorice. Score: 3.5 stars (out of 5) (Gavin D. Smith & Tom Cannavan, whisky-pages, undated) Price $ 99.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 29, 2012
Cases bought 49 (6 bottles per case)

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