Lochside 81, Gordon&Macphail Private Cask
From now closed distillery Lochside, this whisky spent 40 years being aged in a refill Sherry butt before being bottled in late 2021. One of just 141 bottles in the whole world
- Region: Speyside
- Distillery: Lochside
- Age/Name: 40 years old
- Size: 70cl
- Strength: 49.2% ABV
- Bottled By: G&M
- Chill-Filtered: No
Nose: Rich Sherry aromas complement fragrant mandarin peel. Salted almonds come to the fore with raspberry compote and faint malted biscuit.
Palate: Roasted coffee beans lead to walnuts and stewed raisins. Blackcurrant jam accompanies Seville orange peel and red apple.
Finish: A long finish with lingering hazelnuts and cocoa powder.