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Strathisla
Whisky: Strathisla 1963-2005
Age: 42 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 1963
Bottled: 2005
Strength: 40%
   
Distillery: Strathisla Distillery
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Country: Scotland: Speyside
   
 
Date: 25-02-2006
Nose: Musty, cork, woodglue, dark, boiled fruit (apricot?), slightly caramelised sweetness, light wood.
Flavour: Literally stings, dark, sweet, salty, wood, syrupy, full, soury at the end, some iron.
Body: Dynamic, quite dry, oily, smooth, long full finish.
Comments: Despite it's age, the wood is still not omnipresent and it still has quite a character.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +--- (9.25)
   
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