WHISKY L! TAIWAN

59.5% abv        Oloroso Sherry Butt

Aroma – A floral fruitiness with sweet sherry.  Oaky and nutty with strawberry and raspberry.  Hints of orange zest.

Palate – Rich sherry and strawberry jam.  Alcohol steeped dark fruit; blackcurrant and blueberry.

Finish – Big and rich.


CHINESE VALENTINE'S DAY

Tomatin 2003                     Cask 36804          Moscatel Barrique

Aroma – Pineapple sponge cake, strawberry jam.  Almonds, marzipan and ginger all combine with vanilla and custard.

Palate – Toasted fruit loaf, ginger biscuits and golden syrup.  Apricot with floral notes.

Finish – Light and fresh

 

Tomatin 2004                     Cask 2674            Sherry Hogshead

Aroma – Dark cherry and chocolate, cocoa, coffee and gentle cinnamon spice.  Mixed nuts with dried prunes and sultanas.

Palate – More coffee.  Marzipan and orange zest mixed with tobacco and leather.

Finish – Deep, full and rich.

 

 

 


CHINESE BEAUTIES COLLECTION

This series of limited edition single casks is available exclusively in Taiwan. It celebrates the Four Great Beauties - four ancient Chinese women renowned for their beauty. They gained their reputation from the influence they exercised over kings and emperors and consequently, the way their actions impacted Chinese history.

Cask 33976

Oloroso Sherry Butt
Fill date – 28/09/11
Bottled on - 23/02/15
57.7% abv
648 bottles

Nose – Cereal, nutty, dried fruits.  Polished leather.  Brine.  Dried apple.

Mouth – Intense wood and sherry flavour.  Fruitcake. Dark cherry. Blackcurrants.

Finish – Big, bold and sherried.

Cask 33982

Oloroso Sherry Butt
Fill date – 28/09/11
Bottled on - 23/02/15
57.6% abv
642 bottles

Nose – Dark Cherries covered in sherry.  Milk chocolate biscuits.  Mixed nuts. 

Mouth – Ginger biscuits.  Walnuts.  Bread dough.  Prunes.

Finish – Dry and lingering.

Cask 33975

Oloroso Sherry Butt 
Fill date – 28/09/11
Bottled on - 23/02/15
57.8% abv
582 bottles

Nose – Dark chocolate coated fruit and nut. Coffee beans.  Liquorice.  Earthy.  Old leather.  Hints of lime.

Mouth – Cola.  Big oak flavour with marzipan and mixed nuts.  Furniture polish. 

Finish – Big, bold sherry flavours lingers long.

Cask 33981

Oloroso Sherry Butt 
Fill date – 28/09/11
Bottled on - 23/02/15
57.7% abv
624 bottles

Nose – Black forest gateau.  Cocoa and coffee beans.  Dried tobacco.

Mouth – Dark chocolate. Treacle and a hint of burnt toast. Stewed tea tannins.

Finish – Big and chewy.


FORMOSA UNIQUE WILDLIFE COLLECTION

This series of limited edition single casks is available exclusively in Taiwan. It celebrates the local wildlife unique to Formosa.

CASK 5233 

Refill Hogshead
Fill Date: 2 Dec 1988
Bottled: 2 Mar 2015
57% abv
240 BOTTLES

Aroma – Milk chocolate, coconut and vanilla. Butterscotch and marzipan.  Burnt lemon peel.

Palate – Marzipan, cloves and star anise.  Sweet wood with more vanilla and custard.

Finish – Chewy and tannic with a gentle sweet spice.

CASK 5231

Refill Hogshead
Fill Date: 1 June 1988 
Bottled: 2 Mar 2015
58%abv
232 bottles

Aroma – Malt biscuit, bread dough and nougat. Kiwi fruit, peach melba and bananas. Fresh haystacks.

Palate – Aniseed, cloves and white pepper spice. Chewy liquorice. Candy floss.

Finish – Oily with a warming spice.

CASK 1109 

Refill Hogshead
Fill Date: 1 June 1988
Bottled: 17 Nov 2014
50.8% abv
222 BOTTLES

Aroma – Ginger biscuits, toffee, peach and lemon.

Palate – Ginger cake, leading to tangerines and apricots.  Glazed cherries.

Finish – Rich and sweet.

CASK 5238 

Refill Hogshead
Fill Date: 2 Dec 1988
Bottled: 17 Nov 2014
57.9% abv
252 BOTTLES

Aroma – Peaches, apricots and nectarines. Burnt marshmallows with an orange zest.

Palate – Burnt orange peel and candy floss. Aniseed and liquorice.

Finish – Sweet, spicy and almost smoky.

 

CASK 5249

Refill Hogshead
Fill Date: 2 Dec 1988
Bottled: 17 Nov 2014
52.9% abv
306 BOTTLES

Aroma – Rich malty nose. Savoury biscuit, fresh bread, pineapple cake.

Palate – Light vanilla, bread pudding, pineapple chunks, ginger biscuit.

Finish – Smooth and almost oily.