Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Strathmill 1990 Refill Sherry Butt Cask (cask#1635)
« Dip your sharpened quill in the inkwell on the oak desk and write a letter before tucking into your leather briefcase, alongside a bag of rum and raisin fudge. »
Colour : Heavily-oaked Chardonnay
Nose : Lemon puff biscuits, orange blossom honey, raisin Danish, freshly printed magazines,ink, pulpy paper, leather briefcase with metal catches, freshly cut willow tree and feathers.
Palate : Thick and creamy mouthfeel, turmeric, lemon and honey. The paper from the nose comes next, good quality writing paper and ink from a vintage fountain pen, plus an antique metal propelling pencil and a large raisin Danish next to a paper bag of rum and raisin fudge.
Finish : Butter ball sweets, spearmint chews, clove balls and an antique Davenport desk,
polished with beeswax.
Nose with water : Water makes the nose richer and reveals milk chocolate langues de chat, langues de chat biscuits, rum and raisin fudge, vanilla fudge, hard-boiled strawberry sweets, lemon and poppyseed muffins, hot buttered brioche dripping with honey, olive oil, pulpy paper and fresh ink.
Palate with water : Vanilla fudge, rum and raisin fudge, lemon cupcakes, Victoria sponge
cake with extra buttercream in the middle, grass, sage, honey, turmeric.
Finish with water : Clove balls, shortbread biscuits and vanilla latte.