Fettercairn - 1997 Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice RangeHighland Malt Whisky
Colour - Amber.
Tasting notes, undiluted: Nose: Some sherry notes with cereal and malt elements. A sweet nutty aroma develops. Palate: Peppery with spicy elements - liquorice. Malty with a subtle chocolate sweetness.
With water: Nose: Perfumed - violets, some sherry fruitiness and a smoky, charred wood note. Palate: Dry grass with hint of cedar wood. Some sherry flavours evident.
Body: Light to Medium. Finish: Dry with touch of oak. Cask type: Refill Sherry casks. Style: Lighter style of Highland Malt - balanced.