Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled by: Fable 70cl / 56.5%
Released in early 2022, this 2009 Auchroisk 12-year-old was bottled by indie stars Fable at its natural cask strength of 56.5% from a single hogshead cask, yielding 287 bottles.
This Auchroisk is Chapter Nine (Storm) of Fable's Ghost Piper of Clanyard Bay myth and as ever is enlivened by Hugo Cuellar's excellent label artwork.
Storm Chapter Nine
Official Tasting Notes
Nose: Light, sweetness, citrus acid lime zest, lemon lollipops, greens, marmalade, dust, plum pulp, prunes, candied fruit.
Palate: Very nutty, marzipan, quite peppery, oiliness green walnut, with bitterness, dark chocolate. The high ABV is no problem at all, so well-integrated.
Finish: Peppery dry, short finish. Clear cereal notes, malt biscuit.