Distilled 03.04.1985; Bottled 08.05.2007
Bottle No. 176, 177, 179, 180 of 318
A single cask Edradour bottled after being aged for 22 years in oak and finished in Sauternes barrel sourced from the legendary Château d’Yquem estate.
Château d’Yquem produces indisputably the best Sauternes and due to extended barrel aging bottles them 4-5 years after the vintage. During the finishing maturation the Edradour whisky extorted many qualities associated with sweet Sauternes wines. It was bottled on May 8, 2007 at 51% abv with and outrun of 318 bottles.
Nose: rich and slightly floral, apricots, orange marmalade, plums, maple syrup, caramel, vanilla, followed by delicate nuttiness.
Palate: sweet, apricots, raisins, honey, candied orange and lemon zest, honey, chocolate, fruit cake and crème brûlée.
Finish: long, juicy fruit, chocolate custard and hints of tannin.