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Release Date 2021.3.19
Age 30 Years
Dist 1989
Cask 2nd fill hogshead / Toasted
Region Speyside
Out-turn 177
Alc 49%

TITLE: Polishing melons / メロンを磨く

Hogshead Bourbonで熟成した後、2nd fill hogshead Toastedに移し替え3年間熟成

Wonderful textures embraced us from the start as beeswax polish and scented candles surrounded soft melons and a poached pear. Rich runny honey and butterscotch then merged with soft leather and toffee apples before more tropical tones appeared. Then lemon sherbet with hints of peppermint washed over fresh oak and caramel wafers before joining mango and glacé cherries. With water came an abundance of apples, pears and guava with citrus oils forming a whirlpool that sucked us down into the dark sweetness of stewed prunes, dates and chocolate éclairs. Oily and mouth-coating textures remained well into the finish where they were joined by maple syrup and mint chocolate.

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