Sunday, 14 March 2010

Strathisla 40 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 43% 70cl

Strathisla  Whisky Distillery.
Speyside region Stathisla district.

Strathisla Scotch Whisky Distilling Equipment
Stainless steel mash tun
10 Oregon pine washbacks
6 stubby pot stills with lyne arms inclined at different angles
Matured in a combination of American oak bourbon and European sherry casks in traditional dunnage warehousing on site
Strathisla 40 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 43% 70cl Tasting Notes...

Matured and bottled by Gordon & MacPhail, Elgin.

Colour: Orange, copper.

Nose: Rich fruit with sweet, caramel edge. Some smoky, burnt wood aromas

Palate: Smoky with spicy fruit flavours. Drying.

With Water:
Nose: Smoky with fruity notes & a waxy, floral element. Some sweetness - coffee creams.

Palate: Fruit - sherry wood with a subtle smokiness. The sherry notes slowly begin to dominate.

Body: Rich.
Finish: Sherry wood.
Cask Type: First Fill & Refill Sherry Casks.

Whisky Style: Strong sherry influence, balanced with the smoky, floral

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