Insider knowledge: Allt-á-Bhainne 12 Year Old 1996 (Murray McDavid) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Allt-á-Bhainne 12 Year Old 1996 (Murray McDavid) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Malty and biscuity. Lots of spices and oak, tropical fruits, sultanas.
Palate: Fruity, spicy, tannic, apples, kiwis, allspice, nutmeg.
Finish: Long, drying, hints of fig.