Craigellachie 1995 Hepburn's Choice
Added on Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 08:43 AM
  Bottler: Hunter Laing
  Age: 18 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1995 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 54.30 % Region: Speyside
  Price: $100 Availability: Specialty Stores
Bottled 2014 for K&L  Sherry Butt   580 Bottles
Member Ratings and Notes
Sku
 
The nose has sherry and a very light sulfur note along with some coastal breeze. On the palate there is sweet sherry and a small dose of sulfur which grows into the finish; after a few seconds the finish turns metallic, though not in a bad way, and then a bit salty. I like how this one transitions from quite sweet to more funky.  
Andy
 

n:  Caramel

 

p: Hot funk.  Red hot spiced dried apricots.  Lots of dried fruits really but leaning toward raisin and apricot.  Vibrant although the finish loses steam.

 

B/B+

 
Dan
 
Amber. Base sherry on the nose. A little musty with dried raisins. Fairly standard sherry nose. Rough and astringent on the tongue. Dries out my mouth. Not nearly as much sherry as I was expecting. B-/B [3/3/15] 
Ries
 

n: weird nose, old tin that held sardines, then sea salt caramel. yellow sulfur ghosting in there. Old leather work gloves.

 

t: musty oaky and chile spice dried mango. vegetal decay taste in the middle. finish is more towards sweetside with apricots. This is all over the place. [C+/B-]

 

 
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