Springbank - Door Gods 4th Edition - 1996 20 year old

70cl x 2 / 56.5%
Product Details
Region / Type
Distillery
Springbank
Series / Description
Door Gods 4th Edition
Vintage
1996
Age
20 year old
Alcohol ABV
56.5%
Cask Strength
Yes
Cask Wood Type
Sherry
Cask Number
165 + 730
Single Cask
Yes
Packaging
Wooden Box
Bottler
Distillery
Country of Origin
Scotland
Stopper
Cork
Bottle Type
Standard
Bottle Size
70cl x 2
Neck Level
Full Level
HTFW Cat. No.
LP8455
£5,999.95

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Product Description

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.