Bottle - Cask # 1.215
Cask No. 1.215, FORMIDABLE CHOCOLATE

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Cask No. 1.215 Deep, rich & dried fruits

FORMIDABLE CHOCOLATE

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A deep and dark nose ventured through dimly lit wine cellars towards wooden crates packed with walnuts, bananas and dried orange skin. Pineapple sizzled on the hot plate of a steam engine as a thin layer of soot coated tea leaves and tobacco. Then truffles and dark chocolate brought an oily weight that grew with ginger and sage towards a punchy crescendo.

Water illuminated wine notes of oily Rieslings and Tokaji dessert wine whilst sweet elements ventured into toffee and candyfloss. A lively and tingly sensation lasted onto a huge finish that combined chocolate and mushrooms with leather, oak and crushed black pepper. After 13 years in a bourbon barrel, we transferred this whisky to an Oloroso hogshead.

Age 15
Date Distilled 10 May 2004
Initial Cask Type Ex-bourbon barrel
Final Cask Type Ex-Oloroso hogshead
Region Speyside
Outturn 278 bottles
ABV 58.7 %

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