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Warenghem Distillery Armorik Maitre de Chai Single Malt French Whisky (700ml)

Brittany, FRANCE
$185. 00 Bottle
$2220.00 Dozen
ABV: 46%
Tasting note: Brassy gold. Sponge cake and cocoa over a delicate fruitiness. Dried orange peel? Marzipan? Gorgeous texture with a sumptuous, rich, rounded profile; juicy malt and dried fruit characteristics are delivered on a bed of feathery spices. Some late sweet oak input. Like the other Armorik whiskies, this is both complex and beautifully integrated. 46% Alc./Vol.

Other reviews... Seaweed piled in a beach bonfire, Keemun tea, hide-covered tomes, and toffee apples. Soupy, salty smoke without the heat on this dram, which was matured for 6 years in first-fill oloroso. The flavors bring an array of apple peelings, cough sweets, aniseed, and roasted sesame seed before developing some savory elements of roast pork. A spicy tingle takes you through to the finish. Water coaxes out apple jelly and pear notes. (1,000 bottles)
84 points - www.maltadvocate.com, (Spring 2015) Reviewed by: Jonny McCormick