Friday, 22 April 2016

Aberlour-Glenlivet 19 yo 1995/2014

Aberlour-Glenlivet 19 yo 1995/2014

Authentic Collection, WM Cadenhead
Single malt - Speyside
Dark gold
52.6% ABV

Nose: White chocolate, white grapes, black tea, cocoa, lemon zest, hints of jasmine. With water, chocolate, peaches, hints of mango. 
Mouthfeel: Light body, cool, slippery, turns slightly watery. 
Tasting:  Sweet sour. White grapes, malted grains, lemon zest, toast, black tea, hints of condensed milk, With water, more toast, peaches, chocolate. 
Finish: Medium.White chocolate, raisins, toast, hints of condensed milk. 


Sauternes cask, and it shows. Winey and chocolatey, laden with fruit and raisins. A little bit floral on the nose, but this disappears in the welter of fruity malty flavours on the tongue. Good, opens up a bit with water, turns more chocolatey.


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