Linkwood Artist Collective #4.6 58.1% 2006

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Distillery Linkwood
Bottler La Maison du Whisky
Serie Artist Collective #4.6
Bottled for
Distilled date 2006
Bottling date 2020
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Age 13
Cask Type Sherry Butt Recask
Cask Number
Alcohol percentage 58.1
Volume 0,70
Condition In original container
Label Perfect
Stock 0

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In the world of Scotch whisky, the Linkwood Artist Collective #4.6 stands as a testament to the artistry of La Maison du Whisky. Distilled in 2006 and bottled in 2020, this 13-year-old Linkwood is a creation that embodies the finesse and minimalist style for which Linkwood is celebrated among enthusiasts worldwide. Matured on 2 Sherry Butt Recasks, this expression promises a journey into the heart of Linkwood's character, guided by the expert curation of La Maison du Whisky.

Color: Coppery Orange Elegance
As the cork is lifted and the whisky cascades into the glass, the Linkwood Artist Collective #4.6 unveils a mesmerizing coppery orange hue. It is a visual testament to the maturation journey that has taken place within the two Sherry Butt Recasks, promising a sensory experience that transcends the ordinary.

Nose: Soft, Refined, and Floral
Upon nosing, the whisky reveals a soft and refined olfactory symphony. Floral notes, reminiscent of lavender and violet, grace the senses in the beginning. This delicate introduction is followed by a cascade of fruit notes—candied orange, mango, and apricot—bringing both softness and depth to the aroma. The nose becomes a delicate dance of florals and fruits, inviting enthusiasts into the essence of Linkwood.

Taste: Rich and Remarkably Vegetable
The palate of the Linkwood Artist Collective #4.6 is a full-bodied masterpiece. It is remarkably vegetable and malty, showcasing the distinctive character of Linkwood. Exotic notes of guava and mango, intertwined with rose petals, accentuate the oriental character of the taste palette. The whisky becomes a journey through a rich and layered landscape of flavors, a testament to the complexity that unfolds with each sip.

Finish: Long, Full, and Spicy
As the journey concludes, the finish of the Linkwood Artist Collective #4.6 is both long and full, leaving an indelible impression on the palate. The first notes are reminiscent of licorice, salted caramel, and the smoky allure of a Cuban cigar. The journey then takes a spicy turn, with nuances of cloves and nutmeg that add depth and intrigue. It is a finish that lingers, inviting contemplation and savoring of the lingering complexities.

The Linkwood Artist Collective #4.6 by La Maison du Whisky is more than a whisky; it is a symphony of finesse and oriental complexity. As enthusiasts savor this expression, they embark on a journey guided by the minimalist style and meticulous curation that define Linkwood. It is a celebration of the artistry of La Maison du Whisky, showcasing the mastery of maturation and the nuanced flavors that emerge from the heart of Linkwood's character. This limited edition release becomes not just a bottle on the shelf but a sensory exploration, inviting whisky lovers to indulge in the artful craftsmanship of Linkwood and the expertise of La Maison du Whisky.

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