|OLD PARTICULAR GLENALLACHIE 05 15YO
A sherry puncheon of Glenallachie 2005 bottled at 15 years old by Douglas Laing for their Old Particular series at a good drinking strength of 48.4%. Lovely colour on this whisky, and Douglas Laing know how to pick a good cask, so this is unlikely to hang around.
Puncheons are broad, dumpy casks associated with rum and sherry, and can be absolutely enormous - up to 700 litres - but this one has sadly only yielded 193 bottles, so you'd best be quick about it if you want one.
Nose: Burnt brown sugar mingles wonderfully with rich cocoa and spiced oak.
Palate: Ripe plums and juicy raisins immediately then comes warming cinnamon and nutmeg.
Finish: Lingers long with a spiced warmth developing to milk chocolate and orange pith.
ABV : 48.4%
SIZE : 700ML