The Whisky Blues, No.012, Secret Highland, 1996/2021 25yo, Hogshead, 49.5%
Aroma: Full and bright aroma. The first part is sweet orange, pineapple, apple, plum and dried fruit, the middle part is malt, cream, cocoa, roasted almonds, nuts and ginger, and the back part has some micro-animal leather, waxy texture, cardamom, herbs and pepper.
Let it stand for 10 minutes, and the aroma gradually becomes sweet and unrestrained. The first part is sweet with apricot, orange, apple and plum, the middle is round cream, malt, floral, honey syrup, roasted almonds, cocoa and ginger, and the back part is waxy, with cardamom and mild spices.
Taste: Smooth and soft taste. Citrus, apple, dried fruit, slightly candied sweetness, malt, cream, honey syrup, cocoa, nuts, ginger, cardamom, waxy texture, mint and spices.
Finish: Medium rich. Sweet orange, apple, malt, cream, honey syrup, floral, cardamom, light smoky, waxy texture, herbal bitterness and spices. Afterwards, the delicate fruity sweetness lingers on the palate.