Insider knowledge: Royal Lochnagar 14 Year Old 1997 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Royal Lochnagar 14 Year Old 1997 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Baked pear with nutmeg, cinnamon and honey. Sultanas and vanilla.
Palate: Peach nectar, tarte tatin custard, toffee brittle and black pepper.
Finish: Long, herbal and spicy.