Nose: Green notes of angelica root and gooseberries followed by single cream and elegant cedar wood tones.
Palate: The power of this whisky is felt on the palate as it unleashes a torrent of flavour with burnt sugar and cookie dough chased down with greengages and black pepper.
Finish: Angelica root and thyme at first but then become much spicier as the cask strength element takes hold.
Overall: With almost thirty years of ageing and an abv in the mid-fifties this whisky would have little excuse to be lacking in flavour or quality, and thankfully it doesn't. This whisky is packed with green fruit, menthol and spice notes - very pleasing.