Longrow 18yo, 46%. Bottled March 2019
The newest edition of Longrow 18yo was matured in 75% Sherry casks and 25% Bourbon casks and has been bottled at 46%.
Nose: Tablet and salted jerky. Followed by heather, parma ham and smoked applewood cheddar.
Palate: Lemon zest, coffee beans, clotted cream, liquorice and cigar box.
Finish: Black cherries, cracked pepper, worn leather, salted roasted nuts and a damp camp fire.
Background on Longrow:
First distilled in 1973 at the Springbank distillery, Longrow has built up an avid following over the years. The barley is dried with peat for over 48 hours to give it a distinctive smoky flavour.