Web Exclusive Price
£37.71 ex VAT
(£64.64 per litre)
You must be aged 18 or above to buy alcohol in the UK
£257.92 Save £13.57
The ongoing semi-peated whisky from Indian distiller Paul John. It combines their fruity unpeated single malt whisky with some 20-25ppm peated spirit to give a sweet and spicy whisky balanced by an underlying earthy smoke.Tasting Notes (1)
Chocolate mint evolves from the delicate peats which sit beautifully with the lesser oaky theme; a comfortable, yet always complex, nose with the smoke soft and relaxed and refusing to bully the juicier barley.
Grassy barley shows first, but then slowly gives way as those most gentle peat notes dissolve onto the palate and begins to build momentum and intensity. Again there is chocolate mint/mocha theme, as well as a sublime mollassed note which injects all the sweetness required.
Long, helped by to-die-for oils, some hints of spice and now some tannins plus the vanilla. But all is beautifully weighted, patient and poised; Oh, and did I mention the chocolate mint...?.
A new Indian classic: a sublime malt from the subcontinent. To be more precise: a world classic! Think of Ardmore at its most alluring: one of Scotland's finest and most complex single malts, yet somehow possessing a saltiness and depth more befitting Islay. Then stir in a small degree of Ulmo honey and bourbon-style hickory and liquorice. Plus subtle chocolate mint. And there you have it... the smoke drifting around stirring up spicy tales of the east. A world class whisky to be talked about with reverence without doubt... 46%.
More from Paul John
Paul John Brilliance
(£64.64 per litre)
Paul John BoldPeated
(£64.21 per litre)
Paul John Nirvana
(£49.64 per litre)
Paul John Classic Select Cask
(£104.64 per litre)
Paul John Peated Select Cask
(£111.79 per litre)
Paul John Oloroso Select Cask
(£112.14 per litre)
0/5 if I could. This might be the single worst whisky I've had the displeasure of tasting. It's like someone grabbed a bunch of leftover undesirable malts- some peated, some not - tossed them all into a vat blindly, and bottled the result. You can, and should, do better, even at this price point.
I was presented a bottle very recently by afriend who arrived from Goa. An excellent whisky with a good nose and a equally good taste and even outdoes some of the reputed NCF Scotch whiskies of similar strength. Paul John whiskies are not presently sold in Bengaluru but was assured by the local helpline that they should be marketed here probably from January 2015 onwards. I look forward to that.
While we endeavour to provide full and accurate information on our website, there may be occasions where producers have updated their recipe or failed to provide full details of their ingredients and processes. This may affect factors including the product style and allergen information, and we would advise that you always check the label and not solely rely on the information presented here. If you are at all uncertain about a product then please contact our customer service team before purchase.
The misuse of alcohol can lead to immense harm and we want to make sure that the great drinks we stock are enjoyed responsibly as part of a healthy lifestyle. Learn more about responsible drinking.
Good To Know
How we pack
Our boxes are made of 100% recyclable cardboard. Our special air-inflated packaging is both re-usable and recyclable, as well as efficient to both transport and dispose of.
Flexible Delivery Options
We deliver to countries all over the world! You can also select express delivery, or pick a specific delivery date, at checkout.
Packed With Care
Our experienced warehouse team take great care with every order. As specialists in glass packaging they ensure that your items stay safe and secure in transit.
14-Day returns policy
We want you to be 100% happy with your order and it is our aim to ensure that all products supplied to all customers arrive in perfect condition. You have the right to cancel your order at any time without being charged for the goods ordered within 14 days of purchasing (other than for perishable or personalised products or those products that have been specified as non-returnable).