18 years old, distilled 13th May 1998, 57.4% abv, Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead, 240 bottles, dram price F
Water brings out thick whorling that rapidly settles into lingering mottling. The nose gains herbal notes - fennel? - and loses the vanilla. The body gains fennel. The finish gains more smoke and some fennel.
A good end to the evening.