Linkwood 2000 Octave
Added on Monday, Apr 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM
  Bottler: Duncan Taylor
  Age: 12 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 2000 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 55.40 % Region: Speyside
  Price: N/A Availability: Specialty Stores

Distilled 2000, Bottled 2012, Cask 763305,  64 bottles

Finished for nine months in small ex sherry octave casks.

Member Ratings and Notes

Nose:  Massive wood, plywood.

Palate:  Woody, chewy mouthfeel, slightly bitter, then slightly salty.

Finish:  Wood chips and the a sweet wood note (sap).


This is a huge fresh wood attack, but it works giving a sharp and interesting woody note to the malt.  Some of the rawness makes it taste like it was aged in Tuthilltown casks instead of ex-sherry octaves.

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