STRATHISLA - 40 Year Old Gordon & MacPhail Speyside Malt RangeSpeyside Malt Whisky
Colour: Orange, copper.
Tasting notes, undiluted: Nose: Rich fruit with sweet, caramel edge. Some smoky, burnt wood aromas. Palate: Smoky with spicy fruit flavours. Drying.
With water: Nose: Smoky with fruity notes & a waxy, floral element. Some sweetness - coffee creams. Palate: Fruit - sherrywood with a subtle smokiness.The sherry notes slowly begin to dominate.
Body: Rich. Finish: Sherrywood. Cask Type: First fill & refill sherry casks. Style: Strong sherry influence, balanced with the smoky, floral elements.