Undisclosed Islay 6, 4th release, 2009 distillate, PX Barrique - ARCHIVED

This cask bottling, distilled in May 2009, spent six years maturing in a 2nd fill ex-PX Sherry Barrique - a very unusual cask size for sherry.  It was bottled at cask strength in December of 2015 at 57.9% ABV.  Cask #613-4 yielded 276 bottles.
Our tasting notes are as follows:

Color: Light amber with magenta flecks

Nose: Immediately peppery but then notes of milk chocolate with almonds and warm malty peated barley overtake, there’s a suggestion of soy sauce sprinkled over warm noodles hanging around the edges of the glass

Palate: Oily and spicy with abundant peat, waves of melted milk chocolate give way to warmed prunes, tart black plums, and sea salt

Finish: Long, longer, longest with abundant pepper, candied ginger, more warmed prunes, and lingering salt

On the label: This winter warmer is everything you want from an Islay whisky: peaty and peppery with deep smoke, abundant dark fruits, and umami

This classic distillery located on Islay's rugged south shore is responsible for producing one of the most well respected single malts in the world. Independently bottled single casks are extremely rare and sought after by whisky drinkers and collectors alike. We are very excited to offer this bottling to the cherished members of Single Cask Nation in the United States and now, Canada.

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