Finlaggan Red Wine Cask Matured

Peated Single Malt

Finlaggan // Islay, Scotland

community rating

2 out of 5 stars
( 7 )

Finlaggan is a brand from the family-owned independent bottler The Vintage Malt Whisky Company in Glasgow. All Finlaggan releases are sourced exclusively from an unnamed distillery on Islay. The casks for the Finlaggan Red Wine Cask Matured are from the Rioja region in Basque Country located in northern Spain. It is bottled without an age statement and without chill-filtration at 46% ABV.

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  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    finished in red wine casks

Tasting Notes

"Sweet, fruity and smoky--that pretty much sums it up. It's almost candy-esque at times. The smoke is coastal, with hints of seaweed. Fruits? Think red berries. And lots of vanilla too. The palate is noticeably peatier and quite spicy. There's some red wine sweetness in the background, but not much. Overall, this is one for the peat lover with a sweet tooth."

Score 86

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