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

70cl x 2 | 56.5%

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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

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.

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