April 2008 – Aberlour 10 Year Single Malt

Glenmorangie 10 YearSpring is here at last and with the new season in mind, I have chosen Aberlour 10 Year Single Malt Scotch as April’s Scotch of the Month!

Aberlour 10 Year
Aberlour 10 Year

Spring is here at last and with the new season in mind, I have chosen Aberlour 10 Year Single Malt Scotch as April’s Scotch of the Month! I taste this scotch for the first time, just last month and believe it has a taste that any scotch connoisseur and aspiring connoisseur can enjoy.

Aberlour 10 Year is matured in a combination of sherry and bourbon oak casks for a minimum of 10 yeaars in the Speyside region. It possesses a light golden color and has a nose of fruit and vanilla with a subtle smokiness.

When tasting this scotch I noticed it’s rich flavour contained a blend of toffee and minty characters with a minimum of peat taste. The sherry taste, while present, is almost hidden as it works with the scotch to create a whole taste that has a spicy note at finish.

As mentioned, the Aberlour Distillery is located in the Speyside region of Scotland. The pure spring water used in the distillation process comes from Saint Drowsan’s Well, which is located on the grounds of the Aberlour Distillery. Books on Scotch and Scotch Tasting

As always, please enjoy this months scotch responsibly.

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