Allt ABhainne 1996 Connoisseurs Choice Single Speyside Malt Whisky

70cl/46% In the mid-1960s Gordon & MacPhail took the unprecedented step of launching a range of single malts under the brand name ‘Connoisseurs Choice’. Until this time, many of the whiskies the range featured would not have been available as single malt. Today, 'Connoisseurs Choice' retains this exclusive nature with a range of rare and sought after single malts from distilleries throughout Scotland. TASTING NOTE Colour: Dark Straw. WITHOUT WATER: Nose: Fresh and fruity with hints of green pear and apple. Toasted malt with a subtle almond nuttiness. Palate: Peppery initially with a sweet citrus fruit edge and milk chocolate. WITH WATER: Nose: Fresh fruit and toasted malt aromas, with lemonade and a subtle floral edge. Palate: White pepper with hints of melon and grapefruit. Salty with a sweet orange edge. Body: Light. Finish: Long and smooth. Cask Type(s): Refill Sherry Hogsheads. Whisky Style: Delicate, light and subtle.