Bottle - Cask # 10.147
Cask No. 10.147, MARMALADE ROCK POOLS

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Cask No. 10.147 Oily & coastal

MARMALADE ROCK POOLS

$163.99

The nose conjured a scene of coastal calm as the setting sun highlighted salty rock pools beneath the mineralic contours of chalky cliffs. The air carried a faint whiff of perfumed smoke, perhaps from burning heather and gorse, which mixed with the clean and earthy smell of a dunnage warehouse floor.

The palate surprised with a fiery kick like an unexpected chili pepper lurking in honey. Sweetness ensued as the biscuity base of cheesecake mingled with thick cut marmalade to balance with a fruity tang that also encapsulated physalis and kumquat. The finish delivered a wonderfully oily texture and left a lasting taste of fine Cognac and spiced pickle.

 

 

Age 10 years
Date Distilled 3 October 2007
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Region Islay
Outturn 242 bottles
ABV 60.8 %