This Lowland drink is very rare, but offers the highest quality and consistency. The plethora of flavors derived from oak, vanilla, ripe pear and peach, give make it tantalizing. Bottled at 40% ABV, the aromas of this whisky are in line with its flavors.
In 2002, the Dumbarton plant was closed down and production shifted to Strathclyde grain distillery—a large bonded warehouse complex and bottling plant still exist in Dumbarton. Three years later, the brand was acquired by Pernod Ricard, and features under aegis of its Chivas Brothers whisky portfolio.
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An initial sweetness is derived from the pear and orange flavors, which are soon taken over by liquorice and cloves.
Smooth and perfumed with beautifully combined flavors—one can feel the complexity and tinge of ripe pear, vanilla-oak and creamy, velvety flavors.
The finish is long and mouth-watering, leaving one with a sense of satisfaction.
It has a rich amber-gold color.
Offering a burst of flavors to begin with, the core and succulent taste of ripe pears, peaches and vanilla follow through.
Full-bodied, a dram of this liquor is creamy soft and smooth.