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This is a 3cl sample from the original bottling of:
Ballechin 2003 18 Year Old Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange
A Perfect Measure sample bottle of a 2003 Ballechin heavily peated single malt from Edradour distillery, matured in a refill hogshead for 18 years and bottled in September 2021 exclusively for The Whisky Exchange.
- Dark Chocolate
The Perfect Measure
18 Year Old
A gorgeous dram IMHO from an exceptional cask. I very much like the blunt Ballechin peat (as opposed to the sharp Islay peat). The smoke is beautifully integrated with the rich fruity Edradour spirit and an active refill bourbon cask. The result is a wonderful dram that is rich and complex, smooth and bright. I find the chocolate, lime, and honey notes salient and beautifully complementary. The tasting notes mention vegetal funkiness, but I don't experience this. The dram seems much cleaner and more elegant than these particular notes imply. Perhaps this is what I'm experiencing as blunt peat, which again is well integrated with everything else. One of my all time favourite peated whiskies.
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