Swell De Spirits Strathmill 1990 32 Year Old

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Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch

Bottler: Swell De Spirits

Founder: Michael Barbaria

Range: Field Trip Series #3

Distillery: Strathmill

Age: 32 years old

Distilled: 1990

Bottled: 2022 

Region: Speyside, Scotland 

Spirit: Single malt scotch 

Cask Type: Single refill sherry butt

Cask Ref: 1635

Alcohol by Volume: Cask strength at 54%

Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration

Outturn: 80 bottles (cask share)

Bottle Size: 500ml

Strathmill 32 Year Old Tasting Notes

Without water

Colour: Heavily-oaked Chardonnay

Nose: Lemon puff biscuits, orange blossom honey, and raisin Danish. Freshly printed magazines, ink, pulpy paper, leather briefcase with metal catches. Freshly cut willow tree and feathers.

Palate: Thick and creamy mouthfeel with a big hit of ginger, turmeric, lemon and honey. The paper from the nose comes next, good quality writing paper and ink from a vintage fountain pen, plus an antique metal propelling pencil. A large raisin Danish next to a paper bag of rum and raisin fudge.

Finish: Butter ball sweets, crystallised ginger, spearmint chews, clove balls. An antique Davenport desk, polished with beeswax.

With water

Nose: Water makes the nose richer and reveals milk chocolate, langues de chat biscuits, rum and raisin fudge, vanilla and ginger fudge. There are hard-boiled strawberry sweets, lemon and poppyseed muffins. Hot buttered brioche dripping with honey, olive oil, pulpy paper and fresh ink 

Palate: Vanilla fudge, rum and raisin fudge. Lemon cupcakes, Victoria sponge cake with extra buttercream in the middle. Grass, sage, honey, turmeric, and gingerbread biscuits

Finish: Clove balls, gingerbread biscuits, shortbread biscuits and vanilla latte.

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