Mannochmore 1998
Managers' Choice Sherry Cask

70cl / 59.1%
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Mannochmore 1998 / Managers' Choice / Sherry Cask
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A single sherry cask of the little-seen Mannochmore, this is from the 1998 vintage and was bottled in 2009 for the Managers' Choice range.

Distillery Bottling
Managers' Choice
10 Year Old
Bottling Date
February 2009
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Mannochmore 1998 Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    • Colour:

      Rich amber with a gun-metal tint. Oily with elegant legs.

    • Nose:

      Firm but not entrenched. Deceptive early aromas of linseed oil and putty quickly give way to a sharp, fresh, forest-fruit compote underscored by white chocolate, vanilla and beeswax. Water banishes the waxiness in an explosion of light, fruit-salad freshness.

    • Body:

      Dense; though lightly syrupy with water.

    • Palate:

      Fiery and insistent: An oily balance of sweet and sharp notes on a charred base of burnt orange peel; crêpes suzettes flamed for just a fraction too long in orange eau de vie. Lighter, more delicate and cooling with water; filled with the flavour of summer fruits, orange blossom and a whiff of peppermint.

    • Finish:

      Warming and mentholic at cask strength; soft and fragrant with water. A surprising late sweetness, cut with orange oil, balances velvet-smooth, lengthy tannins and some very late, rounded, and much appreciated, smoke.

    • Comment:

      A rich whisky at cask strength, perhaps moving to the after dinner slot; with water, more of the classic Mannochmore floral and fruit freshness. In both cases a beautiful balance of citrus sharpness and oaky-vanilla notes.

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  • 5
    5 October 2015

    superb.smooth,yet so mesmerizing.a small 60 ml is enough for the day