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ISLE OF ARRAN 14-YEAR-OLD SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY Unchillfiltered
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer THE ARRAN MALT
One of 64 items (56% of 116 releases) not presented for evaluation under new LCBO policies. This repeat last appeared in Vintages (***) on February 17, 2018 at $89.95 and was an Explorer Selection. Here is my previous note: Very light golden yellow colour. Intense, spicy, somewhat peppery, plummy, caramel nose. Very dry, medium bodied, faintly peppery, very spicy, slightly honeyed, tangy, lemony, plum-apple flavours with a lingering, very crisp, caramel-tinged finish. Has 46% alcohol. CSPC 210229
Type Spirit - Scotch Whisky
Agent Ste Lar
Country Scotland
Region
Rating ***(90 points)
Bright, Spicy
LCBO Note Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: A superb whisky, but the evidence that there has been a subtle shift in emphasis, with the oak now taking too keen an interest, is easily attained. Score - 89.5 (Jim Murray, Whisky Bible, 2019) Price $ 89.95
Bottle Size 700 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 20, 2019
Cases bought 24 (6 bottles per case)

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