Arran The Explorer Series Lochranza Castle 21 Years Old 47.2% NV
€ 175,00 (in. Vat)
|Serie||The Explorer Series|
|Distilled date||Not Specified|
|Cask Type||Ex-Sherry Hogsheads Amontillado Sherry Finish|
|Condition||In Original Container|
Nose: good, fairly dry and spicy nose which shows caraway seeds, eucalyptus and ginger. Also a little damp earth, dusty cellar and sandalwood. Light vanilla and almonds in the background. Mouth: apples, hints of pineapple and raisins, but still mostly on oak spice (ginger, cinnamon, all-spice) with a herbaceous edge. Plain malty notes, a little salted caramel and marmalade bitterness. Finish: quite long, on herbal tea, a little tobacco and wood spice.
Really good, autumnal whisky, with a lot of wood character (fine now but at this rate I’m not particularly looking forward to a 30 year-old). It was popular with collectors