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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer ISLE OF ARRAN DISTILLERS
Very pale yellow colour. Faintly peppery slightly honeyed, spicy, ripe lemon nose with some caramel notes. Assertive, flavourful, well balanced, bright, medium bodied, dry, ripe, plum, lemon-tinged flavours with a hint of caramel on the lingering finish. Better than when it last appeared in Vintages (**) on January 21, 2012 at $39.95. CSPC 981084
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Vin Glo
Country Scotland
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Fresh and fruity on the nose in classic Arran style, with pears, toffee apple, and vanilla. Cinnamon and ginger notes develop in time. Sweet and honeyed on the palate, medium-bodied, with well-mannered background sherry lingering into the spicy finish. 3 Stars (out of 5). (Gavin D. Smith, 1001 Whiskies You Must Taste Before You Die, 2012) Price $ 41.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 19, 2013
Cases bought 299 (6 bottles per case)

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