Single malt

Lindores Abbey 3 Years Old 2018 Cask 38

Lindores Abbey 3 Years Old 2018 Cask 38

What they say:

Cask Type: STR Wine Barrique

What I say

Sampled during the #LindoresAbbey Tweet tasting with Steve @TheWhiskyWire. A selection of maturing cask samples were drawn from the warehouse and were tasted blind. This sample was from a shaved-toasted-recharred (STR) ex-Wine barrique

  • ABV 61.8%
  • Age 3 Years Old
  • Bottler Lindores Abbey
  • Bottling Cask No 38
  • Cask STR Wine Barrique
  • Category Single Malt Whisky
  • Cost n/a
  • Origin Lindores Abbey distillery
  • Outturn n/a
  • Region Lowland
  • Released 2021
  • Vintage 2018

My tasting notes:

  • Appearance Australian Muscat (11/20) oily, beaded tears and large legs.
  • Nose Red fruits also yeasty/beery too, fireball gobstoppers, cherry lips and strawberry laces, cinnamon, plum sauce, tannic oak wood, cardamom and curry leaf
  • Taste Warming, woodland berry jam on toasted rye bread, a lot less spicy than the nose suggests, more fizzy tannins, cherry cola flavoured chewing tobacco, raisins, cloves
  • Finish Medium, woody and sweet with ginger and soft red fruits
  • Overall The STR wine barrique has imparted plenty of colour and lots of sweet red fruit flavours and herbal nature into Lindores Abbey distillate here.

Score 81/100

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