Bottle - Cask # 64.65, Bitter-sweet as lost love
Cask No. 64.65, Bitter-sweet as lost love
64.65
Bitter-sweet as lost love
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Cask No. 64.65 Sweet, fruity & mellow

Bitter-sweet as lost love

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The nose had unstinted salivating sweetness (toffee, marshmallows, nougat, maple syrup on ice-cream, Crunchie bars, sugary espresso dregs) plus a mesmerizing melange of exotic fruits, some pine and old-fashioned perfumes. The palate was really juicy and lively – slightly bitter but attractive fruits dancing jigs on our willing tongues (kumquat, preserved lemon, Caribbean punch, sherbet lemons) – we also got balsamic glaze, cinnamon stick, vanilla and juicy oak. The reduced nose seemed fruitier, fresher and mouth-watering, with pineapple, apricot, melon, tutti-frutti and lemon tart. The reduced palate was as bitter-sweet as Tennyson’s lost love – lemon drizzle cake, bitter lemon and pickled ginger. 

Age 14 years
Date Distilled April 2001
Cask Type 1st fill barrel
Region Speyside
Outturn 199 bottles
ABV 60.3 %