Matured in a first fill sherry butt, it has an incredibly dark, rich mahogany colour.
It is surprisingly vibrant with lots of dried fruits, demerara sugar and spice
coming through on the nose as well as the rich, oaky tannins that one would
expect from a whisky of this venerable age. The sherry influence really comes
through on the palate, with rich treacle, bitter coffee and espresso notes all
making an appearance. The finish is the longest I have ever experienced – 20
minutes later you will still be able to taste the subtle nuances of this