Dalmore Luceo Single Malt Scotch Whisky

700ml, 40.0% abv, Scotland, Highland

An intensely characterful whisky matured in American white oak ex-bourbon casks and rare Apostoles sherry casks.

“beautifully balanced between bitter espresso notes and sweetness. You’ll also get dark berries, honey and dark dried fruits (raisins, figs and prunes). The finish is long with ginger, espresso and dark chocolate” (themashing.com)

 

Description

Nose : Cognac soaked Madeira cake, tangy fruits, treacle tart, crushed almonds and praline chocolate

Palate: Parkin cake, pistachios, plums, frangipan, Colombian coffee and Sanguinello blood oranges

Finish : Maple syrup, Demerara sugar, sweet muscatel and gingerbread

87 points – Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2018