35.161 - Try the wine!

24 years old, distilled 25th October 1991, 57.2% abv, Second-Fill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead, 240 bottles

SMWS 35.161 - Try the wine!The nose has stewed apples, apricots and gooseberries, with a hint of oak shavings. The mouthfeel is thin and smooth, with no cling. The body has pineapple, green apples, lemon and hints of banana. The finish is gooseberry and oak shavings.

Water brings out thick, short-lived whorling. The nose now has a hint of cinnamon and more oak shavings. The body has more pineapple and honey, but loses the green apples. There's a lot more pineapple towards the finish, which has gained a little more oak.

A good summer's day lunchtime dram.