The first edition of the ‘Malting Season’ small batch release is comprised of 23 barrels, with spirit distilled on 2nd November 2012 from concerto barley, yielding 6672 bottles in total at a strength of 48.7% abv. With a cask-imparted barley gold colour, it is double matured in ex-bourbon and American virgin oak casks. For each annual release in this series Master Blender Rachel Barrie will select the variety of barley and appropriate bottling strength meaning each edition will be completely unique.
Nose: Pear drops and Campino sweeties, with earthy barley and a smidge of cut oak for balance.
Palate: Vanilla, lemon, grassy malt, toffee, melted butter on crumpets.
Finish: Lasting sweetness of caramel and vanilla pod on the finish.
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