Volume : 700ml , ABV : 40.0%
A new expression of Glen Ord, bottled at 18 years old for Diageo's 'Singleton' range. We believe there was a fairly generous proportion of sherry casks used in the composition of this malt.
APPEARANCERich old amber.
Medium bodied, rich in the mouth.
Complex and well balanced. Smooth and unctuous at first, yet hinting at an intriguing dryness to come on the palate. Aromas of walnuts and polished antique oak lead into a whole bowl of dried fruits (apricots, blackcurrants, apples), followed by ginger biscuits. Later, a smoothly honeyed sweetness is cut by the cleansing freshness of crisp, newly peeled pears.
Very full and cooling. A splendid mouth-coating richness with elegant orange oil and rich fruit. Becoming drying and appetising, with notes of chocolate truffle.
Full, long, and finely detailed, with clear cedar notes against a smooth backdrop of fine, silky chocolate. Becomes leaner, with a memory of gingery malt; that dryness is now offset by a lingering sweetness in a polished conclusion.