Whisky of the Year 2017 Gift Set Tasting notes Reviews
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Whisky of the Year 2017 Gift Set

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Each year, The Whisky Exchange and its customers decide on our Whisky of the Year. This tasting set includes the winner, runner-up, and three other finalists – a high-class selection of drams that we know you will enjoy tasting – including Inchmurrin, Glengoyne, Ben Nevis, Ballechin and Kilchoman.
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Whisky of the Year 2017 Gift Set Tasting notes

  • Inchmurrin 12 Year Old Sample

    Inchmurrin

     

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Aged 12 years

    ABV 46 %

    Product of Scotland

    Nose: Buttery pastry and spiced apple with mango, pineapple, hazelnuts and white chocolate.

    Palate: Sweet cream, sultanas, grapes, apples and pears, unripe mango and dried papaya.

    Finish: Waxed fruit, unripe mango and chocolate, fading to a sweet and spicy end.

  • Glengoyne 15 Year Old Sample

    Glengoyne

     

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Aged 15 years

    ABV 43 %

    Product of Scotland

    Nose: Sweet citrus. Zesty lemon leads to lemon tart, caramel and toffee popcorn.

    Palate: Oily and rich texture, with lemon, walnuts and cinnamon spice.

    Finish: Dry and spicy.

  • Ben Nevis 10 Year Old Sample

    Ben Nevis

     

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Aged 10 years

    ABV 46 %

    Product of Scotland

    Nose: Full and rich, with a hint of smoke and roasted nuts under layers of fruit.

    Palate: Dried fruit and nuts with orange zest and warm spice.

    Finish: Long and spicy with sweet fruit.

  • Ballechin 10 Year Old Sample / Heavily Peated

    Ballechin

     

    Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Aged 10 years

    ABV 46 %

    Product of Scotland

    Nose: Wood smoke, lime jam and coastal brine with dark chocolate and linseed oil underneath.

    Palate: Soft, rounded and sweet to start, with cinnamon, chocolate and lime leading to burning hay.

    Finish: Grassy peat smoke, citrus peel, dark chocolate, liquorice and lingering earthiness.

  • Kilchoman Machir Bay 2016 Sample

    Kilchoman

    Machir Bay 2016

    Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

         

    ABV 46 %

    Product of Scotland

    Nose: Clean and fruity, with wood smoke, barley and lemon oil followed by vanilla and toffee.

    Palate: Alive with zesty citrus, aromatic peat, vanilla fudge, apple, pear and black pepper.

    Finish: Rich wood smoke balanced by clean citrus notes.

Whisky of the Year 2017 Gift Set Reviews

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Samples in this set are from the following bottlings