64.95 - Jasmine candles and Moscow Mules

10 years old, distilled 25th October 2006, 58.6% abv, First-Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel, 234 bottles, dram price B

SMWS 64.95 - Jasmine candles and Moscow MulesThe nose has melon and cinnamon, with hints of jasmine. The mouthfeel is thin with no cling. The body has cinnamon, juicy sultanas, jasmine and a hint of ginger. The finish is cinnamon and ginger.

Water brings out thin, compact whorling that settles into brief mottling. The nose gains more cinnamon. The body gains melon and more cinnamon. The finish has more cinnamon.

This dram is almost too spicy, but not quite.