Flight of the Month
SEPTEMBER Whisky Flight
The new whisky flight is up for this month, the whisky flight will be based on whiskies with no age statement.
Tomintoul Tlàth 40%
Pronouced "Tlah", Tlàth means gentle and/or mellow. With Tomintoul knows as "the gentle dram", this particular expression is along the same easy-going Speysider lines and is matured in American oak ex-bourbon barrels.
Nose: Quintessentially Speyside. Light, with some sweet toffee, vanilla, hints of mint leaf and citrus peel.
Palate: Light and creamy. Lively white pepper and some oak driven spiciness with background layers of nutmeg and toasted vanilla.
Finish: Spicy with notes of shortbread and fresh mint.
Tomatin Legacy 43%
Tomatin distillery's new no age statement release uses virgin oak as well as bourbon casks. It provides a new entry level to Tomatin range but the use of different casks make this a unique expression.
Nose: Lemon, pine forest. Slightly green with vanilla.
Palate: Cracked pepper and sweet barley with pineapple. Waves of warming oak beneath.
Finish: sweet but peppered.
Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Scottish Barley 50%
Masterdistiller Jim McEwan specially chose the cask that create the Port Charlotte Scottish Barley, wich highlight the elegance within this heavily peated single malt. Made with 100% Scottish Barley and matured in the village of Port Charlotte.
Nose: Fruity (citruses), sweet peat, caramel, toffee, ash, earth, oranges, mango, hay, leather, vanilla, smoke, traces of rubber, pears, iodine, sea breeze, wrapped in smoke.
Palate: Delicate, fruity, ripe apple, oranges, then smoke earth, ash, slightly spicy notes, vanilla, smoked malt, leather, licorice, a bit of sea salt.
Finish: Long, maltysmoked barley, dry grass, oak, sweetness.