Bottle - Cask # 44.55, Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason
Cask No. 44.55, Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason
Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason

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Cask No. 44.55 Old & dignified

Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason

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To start the nose neat is a new solid pine chest of drawers with embossed leather inlays and treated with an earthy tobacco finish, followed by less exotic aromas of pineapple with gammon, lemon grass, salted lime, geranium leaves, tomato vines as well as tomato crisps. On the taste surprisingly fresh wood smoke then scones, clotted cream and strawberries with balsamic vinegar and basil mint syrup. With water the aromas turn it into a Swedish knackebrod or a tea loaf with sultanas and caraway. To taste, sweet like a cream tea and well done toasted crumpets with salted butter. The name of the distillery is pronounced ‘Krai-GELLachy’ which means ‘rocky hill’.

Age 22 years
Date Distilled October 1989
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Region Speyside
Outturn 288 bottles
ABV 52.9 %

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