10.124 - 'Riding the wave'

9 years old, distilled 7th February 2008, 61.4% abv, Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel, 226 bottles, dram price C

SMWS 10.124 - 'Riding the wave'The nose has sweet smoke - burning autumnal leaves and heather. The mouthfeel is decent with no cling. The body has brine, smoke, seafood barbeques and hints of cinnamon. The finish is smoke and brine.

Water brings out thin, rapidly expanding whorling that settles quickly into brief mottling. The nose gains grilled pineapple and vanilla. The body gains pineapple. The finish gains vanilla.

A decent dram for autumnal evenings.