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AA Cadenhead 1

CRAGGANMORE-GLENLIVET DISTILLERY 1999 16Y/O 46%

Nose: Raisin butter, pears and red apple skins. Some strawberry notes and very creamy.

Palate: Some meat notes, Parma ham and very herbal. Some coriander, black pepper and toasted fennel seeds.

Finish: Lingering cold meat notes with lots of juicy fruits. A real summertime whisky.

AA Cadenhead 2

GLENGOYNE DISTILLERY (Sherry cask) 2001 14Y/O 46%

Nose: Rich, meaty sherry notes. Very intense with some treacle notes and lots of dark fruits.

Palate: Thick and chewy with lots of sherry, and hints of balsamic vinegar. Black cherries, chocolate orange and a background creaminess.

Finish: You can chew this all night. A big whisky. Toffee, blackberries, treacle and golden syrup. Proper Whisky!

AA Cadenhead 3

GLENLIVET (MINMORE) DISTILLERY 1973 42Y/O 40.2%

Summer 2015 Small Batch a rare vintage from one of the greatest of all speyside distilleries.

Nose: Soft and juicy. Peaches, passion fruit, soft lime notes and also kiwi and watermelon.

Palate: More juicy fruits. For such a delicate whisky this feels very thick. Olive oil, hints of Sauvignon blanc and lots of syrupy fruits.

Finish: Dried citrus fruits with some soft woodiness. Creaminess grows but mingles with lots of thick tropical fruits.

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GLEN KEITH-GLENLIVET DISTILLERY 1973 42Y/O 45.8%

Summer 2015 Small Batch. A very limited vintage

Nose: Herbal; honey glazed ham with mulled wine, blackberry jam and vanilla pods.

Palate: More jammy fruity notes on the taste with growing spices of cloves and cinnamon.

Finish: Dried bananas and lime pickle come through with natural yoghurt and strawberries.

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