Tullibardine Sauternes Finish

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6102
Tullibardine
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Chill filtration - WithoutArtifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Sweet:
Fruit:
Malt:
Vanilla:
Barley:
Lemon:
Nuts:
Wheat:
Zitrus:
Honey:
Almonds:
Berries:
Caramel:
Cherry:
Dried Fruit:
Floral:
Oak:
Oil:
Sherry:
Herbs:
Tasting
Sweet:
Fruit:
Malt:
Nuts:
Oak:
Oil:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Chocolate:
Pineapple:
Wheat:
Barley:
Caramel:
Coffee:
Dried Fruit:
Honey:
Orange:
Pepper:
Sherry:
Zitrus:
Herb:
Finish
Sweet:
Spices:
Oak:
Pepper:
Alcohol:
Chocolate:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Peat Smoke:
Seaweed:
Sherry:
Vanilla:
Maritime Notes:

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25. Mar 2020
Nosing: CaramelVanillaNutsDried Fruit
Honey, caramel. Candied nuts and dried apricot, vanilla. Quite buttery. More sweet than fruity.

Taste: SweetHoneyFruitDried FruitSpices
Sweet intense arrival, light honey, mixed fruit and dried fruit flavours. Sweetness diminishes and some spiciness develops over time.

Finish: NutsSpicesSweet
Medium length, relatively dry. More nutty and spicy character comes forward

Comment:
This is a very approachable release. The nose is really pretty, but I don't get the citrus notes that Horst did a couple of years ago, so maybe it has changed a bit since then. On the palate, it is intense and sweet, as you'd expect from a desert wine finish. However it never gets terribly complex, though the spicy development and drying finish are a nice contrast. The bottling strength is well judged, no water required, nor do I miss any additional alcohol. The price very reasonable for this release. It isn't setting my world on fire, but I could see this as very popular among newer scotch drinkers for it's approachable flavours and presentation. Pretty solid.

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