[Quick Review] Port Dundas - 11 years old (Peg Whisky Limited Edition II) 59.1%

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This is the second single cask release from Peg Whisky. I am trying a sample sent to me by the guys at Peg Whisky.

DistilleryPort Dundas
Bottler: Peg Whisky
Age: 11 years old
Distilled: 16/11/2009
Bottled: 18/11/2020
Cask: Hogshead
Abv: 59.1%
Unchillfiltered: Yes
Natural Colour: Yes
Nb of bottles: 274
Extra: Second limited release from Peg Whisky, Port Dundas was demolished in 2011 

Nose: Fresh cereal, grain, vanilla, digestive biscuits, hints of dried dates and nuts, green pears, citrus elements too and also an earthier side heading towards some peat notes.

Palate: I still get that peat vibe alongside some caramel, vanilla, oak spice, green under-ripe fruit (apples and pears) and some fresh thyme.

Finish: Quite spicy, warming, oak, slight smoke, grain, and some thyme still kicking around.

With water: The nose becomes creamier, the palate is rounder, creamier too with some citrus and malty notes heading into the finish (grapefruit).

I have never really taken to grain whisky apart from a 25 year-old Cambus from Chorlton whisky. This one is younger and more spirit-driven but I’ve actually enjoyed it. Would I drink a lot of it, probably not but I guess it might be time for me to explore the grain whisky world a little further!



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