17 years old, 26th September 1997, 57.5% abv, refill ex-bourbon hogshead, 239 bottles
Water brings out thick, long-lasting whorling that lingers amazingly. The nose has gained some herbal notes (fennel, sage) and lost the lemon. The body gains cinnamon, and is a little less lemony. The finish is unchanged.
A superb dram that would be good after a long stroll on an autumnal day.