Highland 1995 20 Year (The Exclusive Malts)
The Exclusive Malts // Highlands , Scotland
The Exclusive Malts is a collection of mature single malts bottled and released by The Creative Whisky Co Ltd from Impex Beverages. While most of their expressions reveal the sourced distillery, this malt is from an undisclosed Highland distillery. The liquid was placed in a first-fill ex-sherry butt No. 13 in March 1995 and bottled March 2015.
Single MaltDistilled 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.
"Loads of caramel and orange peel on the nose and at first taste. There's a fun earthiness to it - with espresso, walnut and tobacco. The finish is somewhat abrupt with a pine needle note that makes this unusual and densely flavored whisky almost resemble a sweeter amaro. "