FREE UK Mainland standard delivery
£220.83 ex VAT
(£378.57 per litre)
Released during the distillery’s 200th year, this Highland single malt was distilled before Teaninich underwent significant expansion. Reflecting its older style of production, the whisky makes an excellent aperitif or a partner to Asian cuisine. Initially sweet and zesty, this dram layers herbal notes under its toffee, lemon and apple flavours.Tasting Notes (2)
- Mixed Herb
Tasting notes by Billy Abbott (The Whisky Exchange)
Rhubarb-and-custard sweets, sherbert lemons, green leaves and a lick of oak spice. Apples, pears and hints of nectarine follow, with spun sugar gently placed on top. Water adds a spritz of zest: lemony citrus and sharp apples.
A big hit of syrupy sweetness kicks things off, following by caramel and candied lemons. Herbal notes creep in along with butter toffee and Granny Smith toffee apples. Water adds in layers of caramel, a hint of cider toffee, more cream and lemon.
Lingering bakes apples die away, leaving behind lemon oil and freshly sawn oak.
The whisky that started our preview tasting and a great aperitif. Layers of fruit and spice, all of which changes with a drop of water.
Tasting notes from the producer
Pale golden sunlight.
Approachable and gently drying. At first citrus-fruity and fragrant; pears in syrup, lychees, mandarins and lemon sherbet, with honeysuckle and perfumed oak. Behind this there’s a spicier edge, with notes of cinnamon and nutmeg then toffee apples, green grass or moss and pastry, with a late suggestion of almonds. After a few minutes, sweet notes dominate, with candy, vanilla toffee and creamy fudge balanced by a softly spicy background. Adding a little water brings up more soft fudge.
Medium. Rich and smooth texture.
Unctuous and sweet, suggesting a fondant cream with a spicy edge. An initial burst of citrus is swept away by candied sweetness and a prickle of spice, before lemon cake, digestive biscuits and spiced porridge roll in. Notes of sharper oak then fade to reveal hints of wine gum and lemon zest. Water softens the candy sweetness; revealing more leafy notes, sweet and creamy toffee, and more orchard fruit; sweet apple and ripe pear.
Lengthy and warming with spicy oak-wood, a pinch of white pepper, lingering candied sweetness.
More from Teaninich
Teaninich 200811 Years Old Single Malts of Scotland
(£107.07 per litre)
Teaninich 2009Bot.2019 Rest & Be Thankful
(£91.36 per litre)
Teaninich 2007-0911 Year Old Reserve Cask Parcel #5
(£85.64 per litre)
Teaninich 2009 Small Batch12 Year Old Berry Bros & Rudd
(£84.21 per litre)
Teaninich 10 Year OldFlora & Fauna
(£67.07 per litre)
Teaninich 12 Year OldReopening of Distillery 1991
(£1,071.43 per litre)
Nose: Vanilla, honey, waxy, sweet barley, fruity (oranges, melons, apples, pears, nectarines, lychees), citrus zest, rhubarb, green leaves Taste: Oily, creamy, buttery, sweet, caramel, toffee, fruity (apples, lemons, peaches), orange marmalade, tea Finish: Medium long, sweet, fruity (apples, lemons), oak, spicy (peppery) Very good!
I treated myself to a bottle of the 17year old Teaninich last Christmas and it is firmly established as a favourite. It’s expenive ( for me) so I indulge at times of need or worthiness thoughout the year and the bottle is now just over one third remaining. The nose indicates a vanilla waxy character. This follows through with a delicate sweetness of apples and caramel. I wanted to provide a real world experience rather than using words such as a beautifully sublime whisky but it really is.
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.
You May Also Like
Glenfiddich 23 Year OldGrand Cru
(£342.86 per litre)
Mortlach 15 Year OldGame of Thrones Six Kingdoms
(£124.21 per litre)
Balvenie Tun 1509Batch 6
(£464.29 per litre)
Bunnahabhain Aonadh 10 Year Old
(£157.14 per litre)
Caperdonich 200021 Year Old Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange
(£427.14 per litre)
Glenrothes 18 Year Old
(£157.14 per litre)
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).