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 â€˜Connoisseurs Choiceâ€™. 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.