Glenallachie 12 Years

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GlenAllachie
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
46%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Chill filtration - Without Artifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sherry:
Sweet:
Vanilla:
Oak:
Dried Fruit:
Pear:
Spices:
Alcohol:
Apple:
Banana:
Berries:
Cherry:
Cinnamon:
Grape:
Honey:
Malt:
Orange:
Peach:
Peat Smoke:
Raisin:
Zitrus:
Tasting
Sweet:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Malt:
Spices:
Alcohol:
Dried Fruit:
Honey:
Nuts:
Oak:
Peat Smoke:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Herb:
Barley:
Cake:
Chili:
Coffee:
Floral:
Green Apple:
Heather:
Kiwi:
Leather:
Oil:
Orange:
Peach:
Pepper:
Vanilla:
Finish
Sherry:
Spices:
Fruit:
Oak:
Nuts:
Sweet:
Herb:
Apple:
Chili:
Malt:
Zitrus:
Maritime Notes:
Alcohol:
Berries:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Leather:
Peat Smoke:
Pepper:
Raisin:
Seaweed:
Vanilla:

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17. Aug 2018
Nosing: Orange Vanilla Dried Fruit
Orange peel, vanilla custard and dried fruits. Takes a little time in the glass to open up. If you add just a drop of water the sweetness really comes forward.

Taste: Sherry Honey Dried Fruit Orange Oak
Starts sweet and honeyed. Transitions into a slightly sour/bitter orange oil flavour. With oak coming through at the end.

Finish: Oak Spices Pepper
Medium lingering oak spiciness and white pepper. Drying

Comment:
I bought this as a pair with the batch 1 10 year old, and out of the two, I think I prefer the 10 year old a little more. Don't get me wrong, they're both very good, this one especially considering the price. You don't see a lot of 12 year old malts with this quality. The nose is great, but on the palate it's just not my favourite, I'm not a fan of that bitter aspect when neat (even if it is fairly restrained). Worth checking out though, very good stuff overall. At its best with just a drop of water added.
Martin1966
31. Aug 2018
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