Tri Carragh Linkwood 2010 12 Year Old 51.5%
A sherry matured single cask Linkwood from independent bottlers Tri Carragh, part of their first set of releases.
Part of the first release from independent bottlers Tri Carragh, this single cask Linkwood was distilled on 03/02/2010 and matured for 12 years in a first fill sherry seasoned American oak hogshead. A release of 319 bottles.
Producer's tasting notes:
Nose: A wonderful nose full of fruit and sweetness, toffee apple, honeydew melon, vanilla fudge, pear, pineapple along with notes of cinnamon, polished furniture, leather in an old library. With water, the same fruits come through along with blood orange, demerara sugar, burnt marmalade, dark chocolate and a sweet earthiness like sugar snap pees.
Taste: Viscous, dark fruits; blackberries, blackcurrants, raspberries. Cherries and spiced plums. Spicy notes of chilli flakes, cloves, cinnamon also appear. With water more tropical fruit flavours join the explosion of flavour along with Victoria Sponge cake with icing, roasted caramel nuts and a peppery grape skin and treacle finish.
Natural colour. Non chill filtered.
70cl / 51.5%