Miltonduff-Glenlivet 24 Years Old 1990 – Small Batch ~ 55.3% (Wm Cadenhead)

55.3% ABV, £89 for 70cl

Score: 87/100

Miltonduff24yo1990

What they say:

Nose
Lemon grass hint of cumin, cloves and allspice, very creamy with some sweet pomegranate notes add to this interesting nose.
Palate
Lot’s of rich clotted cream with Strawberry jam and some rich lime notes, soft and rich notes mingle across the palate just like a cream tea.
Finish
Lemon sherbet note then some grass aroma opening to sweet peeled orange.
Availability
Highlands
Region
Speyside

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What I say:

Dram #1 from WOLS tasting 14/3 ‘Age is only a number’ kicks off with this 24 year old Miltonduff-Glenlivet Cadenhead Small Batch.

Colour:

Full gold

Nose:

Grassy, citric, malty, oak wood, lime and lemon custard, pomegranate, sorrel,

Taste:

Sweet and fruity, lychee and lime with cream, waxed lemons,  rhubarb and custard sweets, musty old oak and some malty cereal notes with a waxy mouthfeel

Finish:

Long oaky slightly sour and waxy

Overall:

Reasonably complex but easy-drinking, lots of unusual fruit and herbal notes throughout tied together with old oaky wood.