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MCHENRY DISTILLERY 10 YEAR OLD RARE AMERICAN OAK SINGLE MALT TASMANIA 46% 500ML

MCHENRY DISTILLERY 10 YEAR OLD RARE AMERICAN OAK SINGLE MALT TASMANIA 46% 500ML

For Australian whisky, this is well into middle age. Drawn from American oak barrels that have been sitting in the distillery sheds since McHenry started over twelve years ago, we're told the best flavours are found when it’s left to breathe for a minute or two before your first sip. 46% Alc./Vol.

Nose: The nose of this whisky presents an inviting bouquet reminiscent of a freshly baked vanilla cake, emerging with a delicate and alluring sweetness. As you delve deeper, the notes of caramel reveal themselves, entwined with the essence of warm, buttery toffee. This interplay between the vanilla and caramel is heightened by a nuanced undercurrent of light spice, akin to a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg, lending an extra layer of complexity to the aroma. The overall effect is akin to wandering into a kitchen as a cake rich with vanilla essence and caramelization emerges from the oven, enticing and comforting.

Palate: Upon the first sip, the whisky glides onto the palate with an exquisite silkiness that imparts a velvety sensation, reminiscent of satin sheets. The initial touch reveals a harmonious blend of flavors where the vanilla and caramel from the nose seamlessly transition onto the palate. The taste unfolds into a symphony of traditional oak flavors, evoking the essence of aged wood, interwoven with hints of toasted almond and a faint whisper of dark chocolate. These oak characteristics tell a story of the whisky’s journey through time, as it draws forth the essence of the barrel it matured in. The aging process becomes palpable as the flavors deepen and develop, allowing you to truly taste the passage of years.

Finish: The finish is a lingering embrace that envelops your tongue in a gentle warmth, akin to the embrace of a cozy blanket on a chilly evening. The initial burst of flavors slowly fades, leaving behind a soothing resonance that carries with it the echoes of the whisky’s journey. It’s a comforting and reflective moment, akin to the warmth of a hearthfire. As the whisky bids adieu, it leaves a memory of its intricate layers, evoking a sense of nostalgia and contentment, inviting you to relive the experience once more



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