Insider knowledge: Springbank 15 Years Old 1996 (cask 8700) - Directors' Cut (Douglas Laing) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Springbank 15 Years Old 1996 (cask 8700) - Directors' Cut (Douglas Laing) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
An oily maritime aroma greet the nose with further notes of grapes and rhubarb. The palate boasts notes of raisins and greengages with a wealth of peat smoke. The finish is long and rewarding with rhubarb and beach bonfire flavours.