Insider knowledge: Bladnoch 11 Year Old - Christmas 2012 whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Bladnoch 11 Year Old - Christmas 2012 whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Hints of crystallised ginger and a little baked pear. Cooked apples, caramel and malt.
Palate: Sherry, orange marmalade. Gingernut biscuits, creamy malt and candied lemon peel.
Finish: Herbal, spiced finish. Corinth raisins.