Oh. My. Word. We were participating in a bottle share group some time ago, and at some point, fellow participant and fellow blogger Sjoerd de Haan won an auction at the Whisky Exchange where this rare and unique bottling was for ‘sale’. Being the good chap he is, even before he won the auction, he decided to put it up for a 7-way 10cl split, and have some of us enjoy it.
Nose: sweet, heavily sherried, cedar wood, tobacco leaves, dried fruits, plums, dried mangos, old books, earthy, mushrooms, autumn, heavily used leather, citrus, blood oranges, spicy, laurel, cinnamon, cloves, anise, mint
*at the time of release (January 2014) this was a lot of money, now, (January 2016) this price is almost tenfold…
Jeez… watching the last episode of Homeland season three is quite distracting while making a note.