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G&M CC Inchgower 2000
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Inchgower is a distillery you don't often see bottled as a single malt. This Gordon & MacPhail bottling under the Connoisseurs Choice label was matured in Refill Sherry and bottled at 46% without colouring or chillfltering. It is exclusive to KWM in Canada and the Day 20 bottling in the KWM Whisky Advent Calendar 2015. 

Andrew's Tasting Note

Nose: leathery and nutty, subtle sherry notes and orangey fruits; there is a soft woodiness to it with, pine resin and cedar, also a note of Earl Grey Tea.

Palate: big, rich and very nutty, the, sherry notes are much more prominent and pleasant than expected; Fruit Roll Ups with brandy soaked cherries, vanilla and honey; as it settles down some notes of candied orange and Earl Grey Tea

Finish: medium long and sherried, a cascade of tingling spices and more Earl Grey Tea.

Comment: this is not a book to judge by its cover, the palate and finish are much better than the nose!

Producer's Tasting Note

Nose: Delicate Sherry influences with fresh pineapple, orange zest and peach aromas. Complimented by a delicate hint of pine needles.

Palate: Mouth warming with ripe banana, grapefruit and orange flavours. The finish is creamy with a milk chocolate edge.

Finish: Medium with a fruity and spicy edge.

Distillery Fact (Courtesy Gordon & MacPhail): "Inchgower Disitllery lies near the mouth of the River Spey, by the coastal town of Buckie. The majority of production goes into Bell's, Johnny Walker and White Horse blends."

700 ml