2007 Claxton's Warehouse No.8 Orkney Islands 13 Year Old Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)
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2007 Claxton's Warehouse No.8 Orkney Islands 13 Year Old Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

Orkney Islands, SCOTLAND
$190. 00 Bottle
$2280.00 Dozen
ABV: 56.6%

The nose evolves but is not the most effusive from a fresh pour, the honeyed malt interspersed by a coastal freshness. Improved after 5-10 minutes with all the notes now harmonsied. Honey, toasty oak and frail, sweet smoke form in a succulent delivery that oozes distillery character. Full and mouthfilling. The sherry seems to amplify the sweetness. Maintains balance and length, the peat adding depth while remaining relatively inconspicuous. A dash of brine and pepper give substance to the honeyed-sponge cake finish. Salivating. Demonstrates why indies consistently seek out this distillate. Another cracking HP selection. Oloroso Sherry Octave. 72 bottles. 56.6% Alc./Vol. Non chill filtered.