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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer ISLE OF ARRAN DISTILLERS
Bright very pale yellow colour. Faintly peppery, slightly honeyed, spicy, ripe lemon nose with some caramel notes. Dry, quite assertive, medium bodied, well balanced, bright, ripe plum, lemon-tinged flavours with hints of caramel, spice and honey on the lingering finish. Has an alcohol level of 43%, which is 3% higher than when it last appeared in Vintages (**/**+) on January 19, 2013 at $41.95 and was Recommended. CSPC 981084
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Vin Glo
Country Scotland
Rating **+(89 points)
Bright, Dry, Slightly Spicy, Honeyed
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. (Gavin D. Smith, 1001 Whiskies You Must Taste Before You Die, 2012, 2012) Price $ 45.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 18, 2014
Cases bought 266 (6 bottles per case)

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