Glencadam / Aged 10 Years.

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1 x 70cl Bottle
95 Points / Jim Murray's 2021 Whisky Bible and Gold Medal from The Spirit Business Magazine.
Glencadam / Aged 10 Years

COUNTRY/REGION: Scotland/Highlands.

CATEGORY: Single malt.

DISTILLERY: Glencadam.

BOTTLER: Distillery Bottling.

STATED AGE: 10 years old.

STRENGTH: 46% Vol.

NOSE: crystal clarity to the sharp, ultra fresh barley. Clean, uncluttered by excessive oak, the apparent lightness is deceptive; the intensity of the malt carries its own impressive weight and the citrus note compliments rather than thins. Enticing;

TASTE: immediately zingy and eye-watering salivating with a fabulous layering of sweet barley. Equally delicate oak chimes in to ensure a lightly spiced balance and a degree of attitude;

FINISH: longer than the early barley freshness would have you expecting, with soft oils ensuring an extended, tapering, malty edge to the gentle, clean oak;

BALANCE: sophisticated, sensual with character and about as puckering elegant as single malt gets…and even thirst-quenching. My God: the guy who put this one together must be a genius, or something