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Arran Sherry Cask The Bodega

Arran Sherry Cask The Bodega


This has been a popular release ever since it first arrived on our shorews. Bottled at 55.8% this new cask whisky was matured exclusively in sherry hogsheads. The current release was bottled 11/05/2021.

Producer Description

This bottling is a return to the style of some of the earliest Arran Single Malt, which was matured in some of the finest Sherry casks available to the whisky industry. This cask strength 100% Sherry matured Single Malt is both luxurious and elegant with layers of rich sweet spice and oak.

700ml ml Low Stock
Region:Scotland > Islands
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Andrew's Tasting Note - Batch 06/02/20

Nose: dark, rich and nutty; dried dark fruits, treacle sauce and juicy tobacco; Christmas cake, Eatmore and Russian caramel; dark chocolate with cayenne pepper and Demerara sugar.

Palate: big, rich and sherried; Christmas cake, candied and dried dark fruits with more tobacco; dark chocolate infused with cayenne peppers, leather and more juicy tobacco; thick, oily and spicy moving in to candied fennel, licorice and a touch of clove.

Finish: big, rich, long and coating with tingling sugars and spice; the sherry is bold by neither over cooked or over the top; a touch of heat but no rough edges; softer and more delicate fruits emerge with patience… citrus and melons.

Comment: this is one of the most heavily sherried Arrans I’ve ever had, and at just over 80 bucks, it is a steal; big, rich, oily and full of those classic sherry notes you remember from the good old days.” 

Producer Tasting Note

Nose: Toffee, sweet spice and fruit.

Palate: Ripe fig and cherries.

Finish: Dark chocolate, Mandarins, Ripe figs.

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