Appearance – Wet straw in colour, quite viscous on the glass, and has slow thick legs.
Nose – Lemonade and cream soda citrus and sweetness, old style cough syrup that’s really warming, quite floral with rose water, it’s also Herbaceous, with green tea notes.
Palate – Much sweeter on the palate generally, Fruit cocktail syrup, pineapple rings, candied lemon rind, and apricots bring lots of fruit flavours, spicy white pepper, slight pencil shavings, and apple strudel with vanilla custard, there’s a touch of eucalyptus freshness, overall very nice.
Finish – Medium to long in length, , Royal icing and sweet lemon, a little oak, loverly and warming, pineapple rings, red currants, slight dunnage, and wet leaves.
My thoughts – This is my first Fettercairn, and it’s a lovely whisky, lots of different flavours all married so well, i find it very enjoyable, and will make sure it’s not my last Fettercairn.
Would I buy a bottle? – Definitely, it’s not cheap, but I really enjoyed it.
Picture credit – The Whisky Shop.