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ARRAN MALT SAUTERNES CASK FINISH SINGLE MALT Scotland
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer ISLE OF ARRAN DISTILLERS
Light gold colour. Intense, somewhat peppery caramel, vanilla-wafer nose. Very dry, medium bodied, quite harmonious (for 50% alcohol), caramel-vanilla flavours with a lingering, tangy finish. CSPC 291302
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Vin Glo
Country Scotland
Region
Rating **+(89 points)
Caramel-Vanilla
LCBO Note Status
... Stylistically, Sauternes gives us a real contrast with the amarone finish and the port finish, explains Isle of Arran managing director Euan Mitchell in 1001 Whiskies You Must Taste Before You Die, 2012. TASTING NOTE: Grassy on the nose, with lemon, melon, and a sweet, marzipan note, plus nuts and spices. Mouth-coating, with a palate of baked apple tart, honey, and vanilla. (Gavin D. Smith, 1001 Whiskies You Must Taste Before You Die, 2012) Price $ 76.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 27, 2012
Cases bought 239 (6 bottles per case)

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