CATEGORY: Single Malt.
DISTILLERY: An Cnoc.
BOTTLER: Distillery Bottling.
STATED AGE: 22 years old.
CASK TYPE: Ex-Bourbon & Ex-Sherry Butts.
STRENGTH: 46.0% Vol.
SIZE: 700 ml.
Matured predominately in American oak, ex-bourbon casks as well as Spanish oak, ex-sherry butts, anCnoc 22 Years Old displays complexity and a wealth of character but its long lasting rich, smoky finish sets this dram apart from the younger offerings.
COLOUR: Bright gold with a copper tint.
NOSE: Sweet and spicy with notes of honey and toffee. Warm Christmas cake is accentuated by the freshness of lemons, green apples and cut flowers. All wrapped in a delicate whiff of wood smoke.
TASTE: Full bodied and complex. Distinct crushed clove, raisin and blood orange flavours are at the front, closely followed by layers of fragrant vanilla and leather. The long, rich finish is smoky and spicy.