AN CNOC 12 YEAR OLD 40%
Single Malt, Scotland / Highlands 70cl
If this single malt had to be described in two words, they would be ‘seriously Speyside’. A favourite with London barmen, it is used to make the famous ‘Knocktails’
- Appearance : gold with amber hues.
- Nose : finely liquoricey, it is characterised by ripe fruits (pear, apple, peach), vanilla and the softness of malted barley. It develops more floral (lilac, lavender) notes.
- Palate : full-bodied, malted, it reveals notes of fermentation (yeast, beer). It develops into cocoa beans and exotic fruits (banana).
- Overall : mellow, spiced (nutmeg, clove) it also emerges as fruity and finely herbaceous (green malt). It extends into citrus fruit (grapefruit) and toffee.