The fifth release in Springbank’s Local Barley series which is all made from locally grown barley from the ares around Campbeltown. All the whisky was made from Optic barley grown at High Cattadale farm and the spirit was matured in 77% bourbon casks, 20% sherry casks and 3% port casks. Only 9000 bottles were made available.
Official Tasting Notes
Nose: Sweet and slightly spicy with hints of honey, demerara sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Light peat smoke and a dusty characteristic reminiscent of freshly milled barley
Palate: Tropical and soft fruit sweetness. Ripe pineapple, mango and juicy peaches are complimented by a building peat smoke. Green tea and a coppery tone follow.
Finish: Creamy, buttery mouthfeel with light integrated peat smoke and a coastal salty influence.