Craigellachie 1997 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: Light and fruity with hints of lemon and kiwi. Coconut and toasted malt aromas linger. Palate: Chilli spice initially on the palate, raspberries and dark chocolate flavours develop with a lingering hint of tobacco. WITH WATER: Nose: Sweet and fruity with pineapple, lemon and apricot jam aromas. A subtle hint of smoke and a vanilla edge develops. Palate: Chilli spice with fresh fruit flavours of grapefruit and peach. Body: Medium. Finish: Long and balanced. Cask Type(s): 1st Fill Sherry Hogsheads. Whisky Style: Summer Dram.