Ardnamurchan - AD/ Sherry Cask Release, Single Malt 4y, 50%, 13998b
This limited release from Ardnamurchan is a vatting of peated and unpeated whisky matured entirely in oloroso and Pedro Ximénez sherry casks. The Highland single malt Scotch was then bottled without chill filtration and is naturally coloured.
Nose: Rich dried fruit notes alongside bonfire smoke, with hazelnut praline.
Palate: Smokehouse, caramelised bacon, and smouldering bonfires, with sweet sherry character tying it together.
Finish: Lingering smoke, woody spices, and salted caramel.