in The Auld Alliance Singapore.
Single malt was distilled in 1981, bottled in 2012 for Taiwan. Maturation took place in the sherry butt No. 2042, 56.7% ABV. Bottle No. 234/440. Natural color and unchillfiltered.
C: brown, strong tea,
N: in this case also obviously sherry, further mint, plum jam, tea – Earl Grey, leather armchairs and sofas, prunes, dried apricots, prunes in chocolate, there are also delicate citruses – orange, tangerine, and even lemon, all accompanied by a mild smoke, with a few drops of water, more citruses, strengthening and enhancement of previous fragrances, there is also something like wet earth, warm summer after heavy rain, deeper I find hard candies,
T: sweet, passing into white pepper and between grapefruit, pomelos, candied orange, chocolate with salt and orange peel, almonds, with a few drops of water there is also something vegetable with beef broth, ripe red fruits, plums, cherries are emerging, it becomes more oily,
F: long with almonds, prunes in chocolate and with a slight sparking.
I can always count on Karuizawa!