Malt Icons No. 3 The Westie Nose: fresh, toasted oak, treacle-toffee with orange zest. Taste: full and buttery, initially with vanilla and demerara sugar. A sweet character. Finish: malty & smooth with voluptuous spice.
This is the Arran Pinot Noir Cask Finish. It got its name from the 9 month finish in Pinot Noir wine casks (Spätburgunder). The casks come from the German wine maker Knipser. It gives the malt a nice fruity touch.
The Arran distillery celebrates its 15 Anniversary with this special whisky. This 1999 Arran was matured in a refill Hogshead and was refilled in a Amontillado sherry cask for finishing. After two years of finishing the whisky was bottled in cask...
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