For every whisky collector the name Samaroli is a synonymus of the finest quality.
Silvano Samaroli entered whisky business in 1968 and focused on bottling exceptional single casks of single malts. In 2008 Samaroli left every day operations in hands of Antonio Bleve but still played an active role in the business until his death in February 2017. Glenlossie 1996 presented here was aged in refill hogshead no. 7059 for about 13 years. Bottled at 45% abv in 2009 as part of Glen Cawdor Selection with an outrun of 564 bottles. Glenlossie Distillery is owned by Diageo and equipped with three pairs of stills can produce 3.7 million liters of spirit per annum.
Nose: fruity and spicy, apples, pears, gooseberries, candied orange peel, toffee, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and touch of pine needles.
Palate: butterscotch, vanilla custard, apples, pears, quince jelly, lemon tart, nutmeg, dash of white pepper, hints of licorice and oak.
Finish: medium long, with notes of vanilla, toffee, caramel, pear liqueur, lemon peel, hints of nutmeg, cloves and oak.