Brora 1982 Rare Old Gordon & MacPhail Cask:Ro/15/01 46% 1982

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Distillery Brora
Bottler Gordon & MacPhail
Serie Rare Old
Bottled for Gordon & MacPhail
Distilled date 1982
Bottling date 2015
Country Scotland
Region Nothern Highlands
Age 33
Cask Type X
Cask Number RO/15/01
Alcohol percentage 46
Volume 0,70
Condition In Original Container
Label Perfect
Stock 0

Professionele reviews


Serge Valentin (92)

Indeed, perhaps not Brora’s best vintage, but let’s see what gives… Colour: straw. Nose: it frankly is a Clynelishy Brora. Virtually, this is Clynelish, with this waxy style, the ripe fruits, the faint smokiness, this orange peel, and all the beeswax. And lamp oil, hay, a little clay… All very fine, all quite subtle, and yet rather fat and assertive. Class. Mouth: wonderful. This time, it’s more Brora than Clynelish, with more mineral notes, more chalk, a small mustardy side, more sea elements, and rather more lemons than tangerines. Also green bananas, ripe white currants, and some slightly smoky lemons. Some wulong tea as well, this is very complex. Finish: only medium, but beautifully waxy and citrusy. Totally love the saltier signature. Oysters? Comments: not a peat master, but in a higher league than that of several previous 1982s by G&M (CCs and such). It’s good that they had decided to keep this puncheon until the year 2015. Smart decision!

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