Independently bottled Imperial single malt Scotch whisky, distilled in 1996 and left to mature in refill Sherry casks. It was bottled by Gordon & MacPhail for the Distillery labels series, which shows off some classic label designs. An ace bottling from a closed distillery.
AROMA WITHOUT WATER
Delicate Sherry influences with stewed fruits and beeswax polish. Underlying toasted malt aromas develop.
TASTE WITHOUT WATER
The palate has cracked black pepper with hints of green apple, banana and a lingering charred oak edge.
AROMA WITH WATER
Menthol notes compliment banana and pineapple aromas. Subtle Sherry influences linger.
TASTE WITH WATER
Sweet with grapefruit and orange peel flavours. Becomes creamy with a lingering milk chocolate edge.