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Heroes and Heretics, The Macnab, Westport 15 Year Old

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Key Facts About This Single Malt

Bottler: Heroes and Heretics

Range: The Macnab

Distillery: Westport (tea-spooned Glenmorangie)

Age: 15 years old

Distilled: 31/10/2006

Bottled: 24/10/2022

Spirit: Blended malt scotch (tea-spooned)

Cask Type: Single bourbon hogshead

Cask Ref: 900214

Alcohol by Volume: 50%

Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration

Outturn: 300 bottles

Bottle Size: 700ml

Westport 15 Year Old Tasting Notes

Official notes

Nose: Apple, pear, vanilla, citrus and barley.

Palate: Honey, peaches, allspice, oak.

Finish: Honey and citrus.

Ed's review

Colour: Natural colour; light gold, like a chardonnay.

Nose: Apple juice and pear skins. Apple drop sweets. Oak, vanilla pods, and a dusting of cinnamon.

Palate: Medium mouthfeel. Icing sugar brings sweetness, followed by orchard fruits with apples and pears. A gentle oak character and a little vanilla. A little white pepper warmth adds welcome balance to the sweetness.

Finish: Medium to long finish. A crescendo with orchard fruit, then wood spice, leaving the palate bright and warm, ready for another sip.

Overall: Another enjoyable, fruity Speyside.

About Heroes and Heretics The Macnab

Based on the novel John Macnab, in which three well-respected members of society challenge themselves to take a stag, a salmon and a brace of grouse within 48 hours. Heroes & Heretics have sourced a beautiful 15 year old Westport single cask to celebrate the tradition of the Macnab.

Westport is not itself a distillery, but instead, Glenmorangie combined with a teaspoon of another distillery – this is commonly referred to as a teaspoon malt. Like the setting of the John Macnab novel, Glenmorangie is rooted firmly in the Highlands of Scotland.