Insider knowledge: Arran 13 Year Old 1997 - Provenance (Douglas Laing) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Arran 13 Year Old 1997 - Provenance (Douglas Laing) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Winter berries, apple and pear cider, hints of pear drop, dessert wine and malt.
Palate: Rhubarb and custard sweets, honey, vanilla, black pepper and nutmeg.
Finish: Long, honeyed and spicy.