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2007 Wilson & Morgan Barrel Selection Glen Moray 9 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

Speyside, Highlands, SCOTLAND
$134. 99
$1619.88 Dozen
ABV: 48%
Delicious young malt with a bright Summery feel.

Matured in an x Bourbon cask, this shows off a delicate side of Speyside. Glen Moray's fruity Springtime freshness contrasts with the bigger, raisiny and often winey approach of neighbouring distilleries.

Tasting note: [20ml sample] Brilliant gold. A fairly text book Speyside nose; Beeswax, stewed pear and a little honey, but delivered in the softest, fluffiest way imaginable... wood spice adds lift. Leaner and more peppery than the nose suggests; An oily, waxy flavour wave crescendos in a burst of fruity / floral / honied succulence. The zippy spices never let up, even after ample water, but the bouquet borders on sublime. Delicious young malt with a bright Summery feel. 48% Alc./Vol.

Notes from the bottlers... Clean, chiselled and pure in style thanks to its maturation exclusively in first fill bourbon casks (as traditional of this unique distillery) but without the excess of vanilla that such a kind of cask can impart in case of a longer maturation, it has a flowery and sunny appeal with a malty fragrance, bananas, honey and lemon peel. Its easy and smooth approach is backed for complexity and depth by a hint of waxy notes, and a very noticeable whisper of peat which complements the delicate sweetness. Definitely more ‘Old Highlands’ in style than strictly Speyside. Particularly enjoyable as aperitif, or in the warmer season.