Auchentoshan 20 Years Old Adelphi Selection Cask 5426 51.2% 1992
|Cask Type||Bourbon Cask|
|Conditie||In Original Container|
Tasting Notes by Adelphi;
1 of only 158 bottles from cask no. 5426
From our records, this is the first Adelphi bottling from this distillery, and a fantastic one it is too. Matured in an American oak barrel, the colour is buttery gold with a light bead. On the nose, lemon meringue pie, custard creams with melted butter in the background. It briefly becomes more tart, with cranberries and glacé angelica and then sweeter again with a faint hint of Bounty bars, and buttery sponge with marzipan. Bitter lemon on the taste sweetens with fruits of the forest and a dash of runny honey. A little water raises the honey note, possibly even Crunchie bars. The finish continues sweet with a lingering fruit compote.