Wolfburn - No. 128 Small Batch

70cl / 700ml / 46%
Product Details
Region / Type
Distillery
Wolfburn
Series / Description
No. 128 Small Batch
Year Bottled
2017
Alcohol ABV
46%
Cask Wood Type
Bourbon
Number Bottled
6000
Packaging
Original Box
Bottler
Distillery
Country of Origin
Scotland
Stopper
Cork
Bottle Type
Standard
Bottle Size
70cl / 700ml
Neck Level
Full Level
HTFW Cat. No.
LP8285
£78.95

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Product Description

We loved the first two official releases from one of Scotland's newest distilleries and now the most northern on the mainland, this is a small batch release of just 6000 bottles and aged in half size (100 litre) Ex-Bourbon casks that had previously held lightly peated whisky.

Named after the location it was matured in at the warehouse No1 row 28.

Peated to 10ppm

Official tasting notes:

Natural colour and initially sweet with vanilla and toffee notes on the nose, followed by a tang of smoke mixed with dried apples and nutmeg. On the palate the sweetness of dark chocolate melds with dried apricots and oranges. Complex flavours continue to unfold, with warm spices leading to a tantalisingly smoke-infused finish.

Our Tasting Notes:

Nose: Lemon mooses, soft smoke with an oatmeal/cereal/fresh barley nnote, grassy ginger spice, orange rind, white chocolate bitters, aromatic almost soapy vanillin oak and a touch of menthol.

Palate: Quite an oily and waxy delivery with some more green vegetal notes to begin (bell peppers) softening into lime curd/cordial, lemongrass and menthol. Some late white pepper and wasabi like heat and anise here too.

Finish: Spicy with more green fruit and vegetal like notes and a white pepper/aromatic wood smoke finish.

Impressive complexity here for just a 3 year old malt and just the right level of smoke here to compliment the Wolfburn style spirit.