Cardhu Gold Reserve Special Cask Selection

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Product Description

Cardhu Gold Reserve Single Malt Whisky.

Special Cask Selection.

40%ABV, 70cl.

Cardhu Distillery Cask Selection Single Malt Whisky richly honeyed in taste and elegant in style.

Cardhu Gold Reserve Single Malt Tasting Notes;

Colour; Rich amber.

Nose; fresh, yet also mellow. Appetisingly sweet: tinned fruit salad, with red apple skins, orange peel, fresh pear and barley sugar bound together with icing sugar or marzipan. Mixed citrus fruit travel sweets in a round tin, perhaps, above a gently malty cereal base with hints of soft creamy toffee and a developing milk chocolate background.

With a dash of water; the fruitiness (now more apple-like) becomes more fragrant.

Palate;  Smooth-textured, with its initial sweetness cut by crisp orange zest. After this there’s a subtle mineral dryness, then aromatic cedar and fine cocoa slowly occupy the mid-palate.

With water, the taste is sweeter and less spicy, yet the texture is still smooth and mouth-filling.

Finish; Medium in length and warming with peppery spice. Tangy hints of menthol with velvety cocoa tannins and a grassy herbal note. There’s a light saltiness in the drying aftertaste, which has just faint hints of almonds and apples.

Tasting notes kindly supplied by Diageo Classic Malts.

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Additional Information

Weight 1.8 kg