Deanston 1996
18 Year Old Old Malt Cask

70cl / 50%
  • Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Hunter Laing
Deanston 1996 / 18 Year Old / Old Malt Cask
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A Hunter Laing, Old Malt Cask bottling of 1996 vintage whisky from Deanston in the southern Highlands. Distilled in April and bottled almost exactly 18 years in April 2014, this whisky is packed with much darker flavours than its light colour suggests, thanks to its maturation in a refill sherry butt.

Bottler
Hunter Laing
Series
Old Malt Cask
Age
18 Year Old
Vintage
1996
Bottling Date
April 2014
No of Bottles
628
Country
Scotland
Region
Highland
Cask Type
Refill Sherry
Cask Number
10428
Chill Filtered
No

Style

  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness

Character

  • Prunes Prunes
  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Christmas Cake Christmas Cake
  • Custard Custard
  • Sherry Sherry
  • Cream Cream

Deanston 1996 Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting notes by Billy A

    Nose: Toffee and golden sugar up front, with raisin studded tarte tatin (made with sharp Granny Smith apples), buttered toast and lemon rind. The citrus gives way to darker, sweeter flavours, with toffee and sweetened butter developing.

    Palate: Soft and fruity, with apples, pears, Refresher chews, Rhubarb and Custard boiled sweets and raisins, turning towards apple skin and slightly drying, dark woody notes. Woody spice develops, along with soft, polished oak.

    Finish: Gentle, with fresh cut oak, apple and digestive biscuits.

  • Producer's Notes

    Nose: Sweet and mellow. Marinated rich fruits, prunes and vanilla.

    Palate: Smooth and creamy custard, Christmas pudding, dark fruits.

    Finish: Long, sweet and fruity with a hint of sherry wood.

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