.the dalmore – king alexander III

40% abv, €120, single malt, natural colour

Nose: fruit, green apples, pears, pineapple, toffee, vanilla, cereals
Palate: sweet, sour, fresh herbs, fruits, fat – like butter
Finish: short, bitter, spicy, white pepper
Mark: +/++++

Conclusion: [starts laughing] For that price? No.

More info from the website: “Crafted to honour the act of saving Scotland’s King in 1263, this expression unites six specially selected casks housing spirit of perfect maturity. Whiskies matured in ex-bourbon casks, Matusalem Oloroso sherry wood, Madeira barrels, Marsala casks, port pipes and Cabernet Sauvignon wine barriques are brought together in perfect harmony. Each cask gives its own flavour notes, delivering a unique complex single malt…”

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