BALMENACH - 1975 Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice RangeSpeyside Malt Whisky
Colour: Bright amber.
Tasting notes, undiluted. Nose: Rich sherry, sweet white wine - bananas and ripe apples. Hint of dry grass and heather moorland. Palate: A thick, coating sweetness. Sherry with nutty notes and hints of malt, coffee beans and fresh tobacco.
With water: Nose: Sherrywood with a spicy, floral note. New leather and a subtle smoky note. Palate: Sherrywood with hints of caramel and toffee. Some fragrant - hops and real ale flavours. A little drying smokiness.
Body: Rounded. Finish: Sherrywood. Cask type: First Fill and Refill Sherry Casks. Style: Rich and aromatic - best drunk neat.