Våren är en spännande tid för Springbank, som nu presenterar 3 nya 2018 Limited Editions!
Igår presenterade Springbank sina 3 senaste 2018 Limited Editions. Hazelburn 13 yo Sherry Wood, Longrow 18 yo och Springbank 21 yo och de finns redan tillgängliga i Storbritannien.
När de kommer till Sverige är än så länge oklart men vi återkommer så fort vi vet mer.
Hazelburn Sherry Wood
Age: 13 yo
Distilled: Oct 2004
Bottled: Apr 2018
Cask type: Oloroso
No. of bottles: 9,000 bottles
Nose: Full bodied; creamy and rich with dark chocolate. Rose petals and ginger biscuit snaps with freshly brewed espresso coffee. Palate: Bursting with fresh cream and strawberries, all developing due to the maturation in Oloroso Sherry; Turkish delight, clotted cream, strawberry jam followed by marzipan and walnuts. Finish: Brown sugar, dates and toffee; sticky toffee pudding! Cream coffee liqueur, red apple peels, banana chips, vanilla and black pepper.
Longrow (heavily peated)
Age: 18 yo
Cask type: 60% Sherry Casks & 40% Bourbon Casks
No. of bottles: ? (2017 Limited Edition was available in 4,500 bottles)
Nose: Elegant and refined. Sea salt and Wakame seaweed followed by pine cones, wood shavings and honey. Palate: Rich and creamy with subtle peat and juicy sweet flavours. Salted popcorn, Tofu, Butterscotch and Vanilla. Tobacco leaf, wood shavings and Black Forest gateau. Finish: Pecan nuts followed by soft peaty embers with dark chocolate and earthy notes.
Age: 21 yo
Cask type: 70% Rum Casks & 30% Bourboun Casks
No. of bottles: ? (2017 Limited Edition was available in 3,800 bottles)
Nose: A burst of heather and freshly mowed grass followed by honey, pear skin and wood shavings. Hints of butter; cheesecake, fresh cream and digestive biscuit. Taste: Elegant and gentle. Butterscotch and vanilla, sugar cane and molasses develop as the influence from the rum casks engulfs the palate with apricots, peaches and paprika. Finish: A soft smokiness is present in the background. Toffee apples, raisins and oat biscuits emerge. In the foreground; peppercorn, almonds and apricot jam are prominent.
Photos by Springbank