36.129 - Sweetmeats in a Bedouin Tent

14 years old, distilled 14th August 2002, 57.2% abv, First Fill Charred Ex-Red Wine Hogshead, 196 bottles, dram price B

SMWS 36.129 - Sweetmeats in a Bedouin tentThe nose has dried apricot and sultanas, plums and a little bit of sweet orange. The mouthfeel is thin with no cling. The body has oranges, dried apricots and grapes. The finish is sweet with plum and a hint of tobacco.

Water brings out thick rapidly expanding whorling that settles quickly into lingering mottling. The nose now gains cherries and hints of dark chocolate. The body gains plum and dark chocolate. The finish gains dried apricot.

A superb dessert dram.