What's in a name? New Zealand 23 Year Old 1988 whisky is called whisky because it's produced in New Zealand. Were it from America it would be spelled New Zealand 23 Year Old 1988 whiskey, rather than whisky.
Nose: Spicy, rich aromas. Creamy caramel. A little vanilla, dried banana chips and apricots.
Palate: Thick with malt and sweetness. Banana, black pepper and allspice. Candied orange.
Finish: Warming, toasted finish.