Arran 18 Year Old
Since they began distillation in 1995 Arran Distillery has gone from strength to strength bottling nothing but good whisky. Here we have the 18 year old, aged in a mixture of ex sherry casks.
lovely balance of savoury and sweet notes. Toasted, almost charred oak, and some vanilla off the back of it. Intense combination of the wood and malt, that it comes across like a warmth from light peat. And that mingles with the late-summer apple quality very well. A touch of straw. More depth from the fruits, with blackcurrants, raisins, apricots, perhaps some ginger in there with blood oranges