Glencadam, 15 yr old, Single Malt Scotch Whisky

700 ml, 46% abv, Scotland (Highland)

This 15 yr old is the 46% abv release from Glencadam and has continued to add to its already impressive list of awards.

Non-chill-filtered, no added coloring, matured in ex-bourbon American oak barrels.

*Unfortunately now unavailable for approx 3 years as the distillery was closed down between 1999 and 2003.

Description

Nose: Salty notes with a balance of sweetness. Delicate, elegant and charming.

Palate: Juicy cut-grass freshness with a mouth-watering malty signature. Restrained sweetness caressed by soft oak.

Finish: Medium length. Oak balancing sweeter characteristics with malty reprise.

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2014 score: 90.5

‘Silver’, International Wine & Spirit Competition 2010.

‘Gold’ Internationaler Spirituosen Wettbewerb 2009.

‘Silver’ Internationaler Spirituosen Wettbewerb 2007.

‘Silver’ International Wine & Spirit Competition 2007.

‘Silver’ International Wine & Spirit Competition 2006.

“Best whisky”, International Malt Whisky Festival 2005.

‘Gold’, International Spirit Challenge 2005.

‘Silver’ Best in Class, International Wine and Spirit Competition 2005.

‘Gold’ Internationaler Spirituosen Wettbewerb 2005.

‘Highly Recommended’ USA Beverage Tasting Institute 2004.