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anCnoc 1996 vintage

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With only 900 cases (10,000 bottles) available worldwide, this is special release from the Knockdhu Distillery and will only be sold to selected European markets. Hand-selected by Master Blender Stuart Harvey, and bottled in January 2011, the unchill-filtered 1996 Vintage has an amber colour with a yellow hue and a soft and very aromatic nose, with a hint of honey and lemon.anCnoc 1996 is neither chill-filtered or coloured. As a result this vintage may develop a light haze with the addition of water or if kept at a cold temperature.

Nose Medium to high intensity. Slightly woody with hints of vanilla and toffee.
Colour Rich golden honey.
Taste Full-bodied, slight peatiness with fruity overtones.

anCnoc 1996 vintage, 8.0 out of 10 based on 1 rating

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Rating: 8.0/10 (1 vote cast)

February 20th, 2011

First of all, this is a great whisky. I tried this whisky together the Old Puteney WK 209 and this one is the better one if compared.
Nose: Less nose, quite subtle with hints of vanilla and wood.
Taste: Great balance with with peat and sweets, some oak and some fruitiness.
Finish: Quite long, 3-5 minutes
Summary: As stated, a great whisky which is compact but still fresh with balance and fruity. Great summer whisky!