strathisla 12 yo | 43%

DETAILS

A 50ml miniature of Strathisla 12 yo , with glass print label, Pure Malt Whisky from Speyside district in Scotland. Distilled and bottled by Chivas Brothers Ltd at 43% abv for Japan Market.

FACTS

NOSE

Rich and oaky, with dark fruits, hints of sherry, orange peel and lemon, then, dark chocolate and notes of caramel, finally, wood spices and barley malt.

PALATE

Rich and full bodied, slightly oily creamy and silky, with plently of dried fruits and cereal notes, then nuts, spices and coffee notes, whiff of smoke in the end.

FINISH

Medium length finish, spicy and slightly smoky, with ginger, cereal notes and warm oakiness in the background.

OVERALL

Personally I agree with some other tasting notes for this dram, that definitely this older edition is much better than the new one at 40% abv.

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