£50.50

Auchroisk 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 ripe plum and kiwi aromas. Toasted malt and subtle herbal notes with hints of old leather and aniseed. Palate: The palate is peppery initially with stewed plums and lemon flavours. A lingering milk chocolate edge develops. WITH WATER: Nose: Stewed pears, banana and grapefruit aromas. A subtle hazelnut and toasted malt edge lingers. Palate: Sweet with cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper. Fruit flavours develop with plum and lychee. Body: Light to Medium. Finish: Medium. Cask Type(s): Refill Sherry Hogsheads Whisky Style: Aperitif.