[Quick Review] Aultmore - 21 years old 46%

 Quick review of the Aultmore 21 years old today.

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Distillery: Aultmore
Bottler: Distillery
Age: 21 years old
Distilled: n/a
Bottled: n/a
Cask: re-fill hogsheads
Abv: 46%
Unchillfiltered: Yes
Natural Colour: Yes
Nb of bottles: n/a
Extra: Originally released for the travel retail market


Nose: Fresh and fruity, citrus, orange and nectarine, vanilla, spicy hints, a little grassy, some honey and some oak/sawdust notes too.

Palate: Rich and spicy with a mix of caramel and citrus fruit. A bit of burnt toffee bitterness, a little dried fruit and wood spice.

Finish: Barley sugar with some bitterness. Some drying oak notes. 

With water: The palate get more honey sweetness. The palate becomes spicier with the addition of some aniseed. Both heat and aniseed remain on the finish.


Overall, even if Aultmore 21 is not a popular or easy to find single malt, this is a solid dram. Definitely worth giving a go if you can find it for a reasonable price!
Slàinte!

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