Bottle - Cask # 2.81, Black tea in a greenhouse
Cask No. 2.81, Black tea in a greenhouse
Black tea in a greenhouse

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Cask No. 2.81 Deep, rich & dried fruits

Black tea in a greenhouse

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Rich and heady aromas of butterscotch, molasses and rum soaked raisins together with crème brulee, orange oil, geraniums and a greenhouse on a warm day. Toffee sweetness was balanced by balsamic and a trace of struck matches. The taste was hot, there was liquorice, black tea tannins, toffee and black pepper. Water improved it offering smooth buttery toffee, tobacco and balsamic. The palate was still tannic (like chewing sticks) with brown sauce bitterness but also sweet with vanilla, butterscotch and caramel. This Speyside distillery is close to the famous pack horse bridge. 

Age 15
Date Distilled April 1996
Cask Type 1st fill sherry butt
Region Speyside
Outturn 500 bottles
ABV 59.9 %