Blair Athol 13yo Marsala Hhd Cask Finish #3887 [UK] (58.2%)
Nose: Manuka honey, orange peel and sweet dessert wine are balanced by heavier, meatier notes of cream, cherries and dark chocolate.
Taste:Thick honey and nougat notes are soon joined by autumnal red apple, pear and mango. Water softens and adds more fruit.
Finish:Nougat and almonds, with spice added from fresh red apple and orange peel.
Inchgower 13yo Amontillado Sherry Hhd Cask Finish #354554 [UK] (55.8%)
Nose:Bursting with tropical fruits – passionfruit, mango and papaya – with subtle notes of salt, barley sugar candy and mellow caramel undertones.
Taste:Ripe passionfruit, mango and raspberry are at the forefront, balanced perfectly by rich toffee and salted caramel.
Finish:Lovely, long-lasting passionfruit, with a touch of salted caramel and toffee.
Linkwood 11yo Re-charred Hogshead #314375(55.2%)
Nose:Tangy citrus notes of tangerine, orange peel and red grapefruit are joined by rich leather and almonds. Water brings out gentle floral notes of honeysuckle and jasmine.
Taste:Like the nose, juicy, tangy tangerine, clove and tart red berries are balanced by caramel, toffee and butterscotch; a drop of water softens and adds rosewater.
Finish:Fresh tangerines and toffee ice cream, with caramel drizzled over