Insider knowledge: South Island 18 Year Old 1993 whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from New Zealand. If distilled in America the spelling would be South Island 18 Year Old 1993 whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Spicy, buttery aromas. Hints of dried herbs and butterscotch. Caramel and apple peel.
Palate: Tropical fruit and peppercorns. Orange rind and herbs. Hints of malt.
Finish: Toasted barley and almond. Pepper.