Auchentoshan Valinch 2012

Single Malt

Auchentoshan // Lowlands, Scotland

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3.43
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Valinch is the instrument used to draw whisky from a cask; as such, the whisky is aptly named due to the cask strength and un-chill filtered nature of the product. A limited batch release, the 2012 version is bottled at 114.4 proof and aged in first fill ex-bourbon casks. This is a pumped up version of their Auchentoshan Classic bottling.

  • age
  • Cost
  • abv
    57.2
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon

Tasting Notes

"There are deep dark fruits on the nose with a huge malty presence. Drinking this neat will enhance the cinnamon red hots on your tongue and gums. Adding a few drops of water will calm the fire just a tad while enhancing the vanilla and sweet chocolate notes."

Score 88

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