Liquid Gold Award - 2014
Jim Murray's Whisky Bible
Interesting fact… South Island 21 Year Old 1990 whisky spells its name whisky as it originates in New Zealand. Had it been produced in America its name would be South Island 21 Year Old 1990 whiskey, instead of whisky.
Nose: Rich, toasted oak. Quite tropical too, with a hint of coconut and guava. Floral.
Palate: Spicy, toasted palate. Creamy vanilla and barnyard. Dried grass, allspice. Malt.
Finish: Thick, malty finish. A dusting of spice on the tail.