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Linkwood 1997 Vintage Bourbon Cask RBTW / 53,1% – The Rest and be Thankful range is owned by Fox Fitzgerald Whisky Trading Ltd. a relatively young company (founded 2010) that is both an independent bottler and representative of other brands. The company owners, Eamonn Jones and Aidan Smith, worked for Whyte & Mackay in the past and Richard Paterson (Whyte & Mackay master blender) frequently reviews their whiskies. The name “Rest & Be Thankful” comes from the inscription on a stone placed in the highest point of the steep coastal road built in 1753 by Scottish soldiers. Linkwood 1997 Vintage comes from a single bourbon barrel (no. 10195) filled on October 13. The whisky was bottled unchill-filtered and at natural strength of 53.1% abv on November 24, 2015 with an outrun of 270 bottles.
Nose: very pleasant, vanilla, toffee, sponge cake, milk chocolate, poached pears, bananas, oranges, walnuts, hints of ginger and lemon grass.
Palate: fresh and fruity, apples, pears, gooseberries, candied lemon peel, vanilla, honey, white pepper, dash of ginger and delicate oakiness.
Finish: long yet delicate, ripe apples, pears and grapes, toffee, vanilla, hints of pepper and oak.
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