68.13 - Tipple of the truffle hunter

8 years old, distilled 19th October 2009, 58.3% abv, Re-Charred Hogshead, 282 bottles, dram price B

SMWS 68.13 - Tipple of the truffle hunterThe nose has rich toffee, sultanas, baked apples and a hint of honey. The mouthfeel is decent with no cling, but very smooth. The body has toffee, sultanas, macadamia nuts and hints of honey. The finish is toffee and sultanas. This dram is straightforward, yet alluring...

Water brings out compact, brief whorling that settles into lingering mottling. The nose gains baked apple and more sultanas. The body gains sultanas, fudge and a hint of wood. The finish is fudge, sultanas and old oak furniture.

A very decent dram - honest and straightforward. One for autumn mornings.