77.46 - Relaxation therapy

15 years old, distilled 23rd April 2002, 57.7% abv, Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel, 202 bottles, dram price C

SMWS 77.46 - Relaxation therapyThe nose has sandalwood and cedar, with a little hint of rosewater. The mouthfeel is thin with no cling. The body has exotic woods (cedar, sandalwood), ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves - but is actually very light and delicate. The finish is nutmeg and aniseed.

Water brings out thin, compact whorling that settles into brief mottling. The nose now gains hints of pear. The body has more of the ginger and less of the exotic woods. The finish gains ginger.

Actually not that spicy. Also not much except spicy flavours. One for a hipflask.