Michel Couvreur Overaged Malt 12 Year

Blended Malt

Michel Couvreur // (distilled in Scotland), France

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 75 )

Michel Couvreur is an independent bottler who purchases single malt whiskies from Scotland and then ages them in Burgundy, France in the Bouze-lès-Beaune; a region certainly known more for fine wine than fine whisky. This is a blend of up to 50 different single malts ranging in age from 12-27 years. This vatting ages in ex-sherry butts and is bottled at 86 proof.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Blended Malt
    Comprised of malted whisk(e)y from two or more distilleries; aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type

Tasting Notes

"Rich, malty notes are the first impression on the nose followed by a toasted nutty aroma. The palate is less fresh and juicy but rather focuses more on dark, dried fruits. There's a moderate amount of oil along with a fairly rich body. Though it is a bit of a one-hit-wonder on the flavor profile, there's enough of a tang there to keep you interested. Warming spiced notes hit you on the finish."

Score 87

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