Ultimate Beverage Challenge 94 points - Incredibly expressive on the nose offering indicators of both youth and maturity with rich Sherry accents mingling with roasted nuts, toasted grain, honey, nougat, and caramel. Lush and viscous on palate entry marrying baked fruits with rich cask notes a (Mar 2012)
As with most Aberlour whisky, this 12 Year Old single malt has been matured in two types of cask. This double casking adds depth of character as well as balanced notes of fruits and spices.
Golden amber with hints of ruby red
Very soft and rounded with fruity notes of red apples
Sherried character and fruity aromas balanced with a rich chocolate, toffee, cinnamon and ginger spiciness
Warming and lingering. Sweet and very slightly spicy