Rarest of the Rare Caperdonich 1968 42yo 49.8% Cask 2611
Colour: Warm gold
Nose: Zesty lemon & lime, hint of gingerbread held together with sweet honey and fresh mint leaf
Taste: Lots of tropical fruits – passionfruit, pink grapefruit and redcurrants, sweet exotic spices, touch of oak smoke & saltiness
Finish: Sweet and very mouth coating, more fruit and toffee emerges right at the end
Comment: Caperdonich at its very best!
Rare Auld Bowmore 1982 28yo 54.8% Cask 85077
Nose: Ripe pears, sweet smoke, vanilla custard
Taste: Bursting with juicy green fruits and touch of sweet candy, creamy, hints of germolene
Finish: Very long, mouth coating, fruity with touch of dry smoke at the end
Comment: A Bowmore for all occasions!
Rare Auld Laphroaig 1997 13yo 54.8% Cask 8355
Colour: pale straw
Nose: Oh yes! Medicinal notes balanced with clotted cream, hints of lemon & ginger, dry roasted peanuts
Taste: Lots of ash and smoke, creamy medicinal notes, watermelon and papaya
Finish: Dry ash, sweet fruits, damp drift wood
Comment: An absolute cracker!