GlenAllachie 14 years old Discovery, Gordon & MacPhail /43%/ –In the spring of 2018 family owned whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail (founded 1895) announced cutting their whisky portfolio down from 14 whisky ranges to five. In the matter of weeks the new Discovery range was introduced, presented in color coded packaging, with each color representing a flavor profile – ‘Smoky with Peat’ presented in grey; ‘Sherry Cask Matured’ in purple and ‘Bourbon Cask Matured’ in green. Each bottle features short tasting note and either vintage or an age statement. Glenallachie 14 years old, was added to the Discovery range in 2022 and represents ‘Bourbon Cask Matured’ category (green label).
Nose: fruity, apples and pears, banana chips, lemon peel, freshly mowed grass, vanilla, chocolate biscuits, honey, and a sprig of mint.
Palate: honeyed cereals, vanilla custard, toffee, apples, peaches, lemon curd, sugar-roasted peanuts, mocha, hints of hay and oak.
Finish: medium long, with notes of vanilla, butterscotch, honey, orchard fruits, allspice, white pepper and oak.