Hazelburn 10 Years Old 46% NV

€ 37,20 (ex Vat)
45,01 (in Vat)
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Distillery Hazelburn
Bottler OB
Serie 10-year-old
Bottled for X
Distilled date NV
Bottling date 2014
Country Scotland
Region Campbeltown
Age 10
Cask Type Bourbon Barrels
Cask Number X
Alcohol percentage 46
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Container
Label Perfect

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BOW (90)

Serge Valentin (90)

Colour: white wine.

Nose: if their aim was to make a much lighter Springbank, I’m happy to report that they failed miserably. Granted, this is lighter than Springbank (and than Longrow, a fortiori), but it’s still got his magnificent fatty and mineral profile that’s so amazing to us lovers of the ‘old Highlands’ style. Sunflower oil, paraffin, tinned pineapples and oranges, perhaps roses and perhaps litchis. So it is theoretically lighter, but it’s no light whisky.

Mouth: well, I believe they could distil it seventeen times, it would still be some fat and ‘wide’ spirit. Exceptional palate, as waxy and lemony as waxed lemons. Plus clay, olive oil, drops of seawater, and a gingery earthiness that’s just perfect.

Finish: long, waxy, mineral, perfectly bitter.

Comments: love these total failures. A lighter Springbank, mwahahaha… (insert long cavernous echoes here)… Oh and I think it beats the Rundlets and Something 10 yo that came out at the same time fair and square. And the price is insane. Go buy bottles (S., please!)

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