Springbank - Door Gods 4th Edition - 1996 20 year old Whisky
70cl x 2 | 56.5%
|Series / Description||Door Gods 4th Edition|
|Age||20 year old|
|Alcohol ABV||56.5 %|
|Cask Wood Type||Sherry|
|Cask Number||165 + 730|
|Country of Origin||Scotland|
|Bottle Size||70cl x 2|
|Neck Level||Full Level|
|HTFW Cat. No.||LP8455|
An incredibley rare and interesting Springbank bottling, released exclusively for the China Single Malts Club. 'Door Gods' are a series of releases relating to the Chinese tradition of having paintings on the doors of households to bring luck and happiness to the family. This, the 4th and final edition in the series , contains 2 single cask botles, one drawn from a sherry cask and one from a fresh port hogshead.
Springbank 1996: 19 Year Old
Sherry Cask - Cask No 165
ABV 53.5% One of 246 Bottles.
Aroma - Classic Springbank with maritime notes combining with merengue, vanilla, lemon, almond and linseed oil
Palate - Sweet, viscous and rounded with notes of honey, custard creme, caramel, nutmeg and black pepper.
Finish - A long finish, enveloping the mouth with peat smoke, oak and worn leather.
Springbank 1996: 20 Year Old
Fresh Port Hogshead Cask - 730
ABV 53,5% One of 246 Bottles.
Aroma - Dark fruits, raisins, orange peel, cloves and red apple.
Palate - Richly dark with notes of marmalade,stewed fruits, prunes and figs.
Finish - Bitter chocolate, mint and mixed peel combine well with the traditional earthy notes of Springbank.