Port Askaig 25 Year Old

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Port Askaig 25 Year Old
70cl / 45.8%
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Speciality Drinks Ltd
This Port Askaig 25yo is a medium-bodied elder statesman, with the oak rounding out delicious citrus flavours. Best appreciated with a drop of water.
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CountryScotlandRegionIslayBottlerSpeciality Drinks LtdBottling StatusDiscontinuedAge25 Year Old
Tasting Notes:
Tasting Notes by Tim F

Nose:  Orange (blossom and zest), honeysuckle, oak and a waxy character.  Melon, faint notes of cocoa, ash and burnt wood.

P:  Medium-bodied.  Strong, pure malty flavours.  More woody than the nose would suggest, as the oak asserts itself.  The citrus is here, lemon and orange zest, with some golden toasted barley, brine and linseed oil. The phenols are quite restrained: coalsmoke and ash.  A spicy character spreads itself across the tongue - wood spice, dusty libraries, drying oak tannins.  Water lifts the orange notes very well.

F:  Medium length, dry.  Becomes more briney with a trace of lemon zest and pepper.  The oak rumbles on with a trace of smoke.

C:  A distinguished elder statesman.  An oaky, citrussy treat, best taken with a small drop of water to release the fruitiness.

Customer Reviews:(2 reviews)
This is the best whisky in the world ever and I am embarassed that a crap bottle of Royal Salute won the Wilcox Whisky Challenge 2010! D G Glennie.
- Big Davy G, 10th Oct '10
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