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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer THE ARRAN MALT
Bright very light gold colour. Complex, slightly cedary, faintly smoky, honeyed, warm lemon-plum nose with some cedary notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, spicy, slightly peppery (has 46% alcohol), bright, ripe lemon-plum flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, faintly smoky finish. Last appeared in Vintages (not presented for evaluation) on December 10, 2010 at $74.95. CSPC 191783
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Vin Glo
Country Scotland
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Intense, Tangy, Slightly Peppery
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: The Isle of Arran Distillers remains one of the few independent distilleries in Scotland, but that's not their only claim to fame. Their single malt is crafted with the purest water supply in all of Scotland, and it uses neither peat in the production process nor caramel for any artificial colouring. This Sherry Cask Finish Single Malt is rich and balanced with complex fruit and spice notes, and a fair amount of heat. Cut with a drop of water or two to reduce the heat and to release even more complex aromatics and flavours. (VINTAGES panel, March 2016) Price $ 79.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 10, 2016
Cases bought 79 (6 bottles per case)

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