Tuesday, 21 July 2015

New Zealand 19 yo 1993/2013

New Zealand 19 yo 1993/2013

Official bottling
Single malt - Otago
55.4% ABV

Nose: Leather, malted grains, cola nuts, plums, blackcurrants, hints of prunes. With water, sweeter, orange peel, prunes, honey. 
Mouthfeel: Light body, thickens, tingly, slightly sticky. 
Tasting:  Sweet salty. Leather, blackcurrants, prunes, soy sauce, white grapes, hints of chillies. With water, sweeter, honey, prunes, hints of lavender. 
Finish: Long. Chillies, leather, white grapes, vanilla, hints of ginseng. 


Malt from the now defunct Willowbank distillery in Dunedin, New Zealand. It's fragrant, slightly salty neat, but with water transforms into honeyed, jammy nectar. It's quite a transformation. Very good whisky indeed.


I like this a lot.

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