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Arran 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml)

Isle of Arran, SCOTLAND
$94. 99 Bottle
$1139.88 Dozen
ABV: 46%
Tasting note: Nominated as one of the twenty defining whiskies of the past twenty years by Malt Advocate back in 2013, this new incarnation of Arran 10 opens slightly woody and acidic on the nose developing attractive honeyed, chocolatey notes. On the palate, American oak underscores the malt; juicy orchard fruits and vanilla shine through in a fresh, spicy delivery. The finish offers stewed pears and hints of cinnamon. Uncomplicated but very tasty. 46% Alc./Vol. Non chill filtered.

Other reviews... [Previous packaging] Launched in 2006 as the first mainstream Arran bottling with an age statement, it is sweet and malty on the nose, with fresh-planed wood and toffee apples. The palate is fruity, with ripe banana, honey, vanilla, coconut, and wood spices. Spicy orchard fruits and malt in the relatively long finish. Well-balanced and eminently drinkable at this age. The quality has improved since earlier bottlings.
87 points - whiskyadvocate.com, reviewed by: Gavin Smith (Fall 2018)

Gold Medal 2019 World Whiskies Awards

Gold Medal - 95 points IWSC 2019