Imperial 1979, Gordon&Macphail Private Cask
From now closed distillery Imperial, this whisky spent 42 year being aged in a refill hogshead before being bottled in late 2021. One of just 61 bottles in the whole world
- Region: Speyside
- Distillery: Imperial
- Age/Name: 42 years old
- Size: 70cl
- Strength: 49.2% ABV
- Bottled By: G&M
- Chill-Filtered: No
Nose: SWEET HONEYCOMB NOTES COMBINE WITH VANILLA CUSTARD AND A SUBTLE HINT OF BEESWAX POLISH. COCOA POWDER DEVELOPS ALONGSIDE PECANS AND SOFT BAKED APPLE.
Palate: RIPE RED APPLES INTERTWINE WITH CLOVE-STUDDED TANGERINE. MALTED BISCUIT FLAVOURS COME TO THE FORE ACCOMPANIED BY CHOCOLATE-COVERED HAZELNUTS AND FAINT SEVILLE ORANGE ZEST.
Finish: A FULL AND LONG FINISH WITH BLACK PEPPER AND LIGHT HERBAL TONES.