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Hazelburn
Whisky: Hazelburn 2002-2011 Sauternes Wood
Age: 8 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 06-2002
Bottled: 02-2011
Cask Type: Refill bourbon for 5 years, sauternes for 3 years
Bottles: 9180
Strength: 55.9%
   
Distillery: Springbank Distillery
Country: Scotland: Campbeltown
   
 
Date: 31-03-2012
Nose: Apple molasses, a little glue, some earth, berries, toffee.
Flavour: Sweet, red wine, seasalt, iodine, spices, pepper, satay saus, mocha.
Body: Sticky, calm, oily finish.
Comments: Great depth for it's age, which can be partly contributed to the sauternes finish. Can't wait for a mature version.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- ---- (7.5)