Springbank Amontillado Single Cask 12 Year

Peated Single Malt

Springbank // Campbeltown, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 4 )

Most scotch that spends time in a sherry butt only spends part of its life there. In the case of Springbank's Amontillado cask, it's not a "finish." The scotch spends a full twelve years in butts that previously contained Amontillado sherry.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    ex-Amontillado sherry cask

Tasting Notes

"A very spicy nose with lots of chocolate, salty sea air, and chocolate covered cherries. The taste is a well balanced blend of Springbank's trademark character and sherry influence: salt and cinnamon, with lots of juicy cherry, crème brûlée, with an underlying herbal complexity. A splash of water brings out more juicy fruit, almonds, and spice."

Score 91

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