This time another sample:

  • Arran 1998 – Pineau des Charentes (55%)

This was a sample I got.

Color

Deep gold

Nose

With water: cherry, raisins, tobacco, vanilla, herbs, paint

Taste

Sweet, raisins, creamy and smooth followed some heat (spices and some vanilla), oranges and caramel. Nice thick legs giving great texture. High complexity!

Finish

Long, starts smooth but finishes with heat and tannines

Comments

Very nice whisky with deep complexity and long finish.

Score = 90/100

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