An excellent addition to the distillery’s Principal Collection from October 2013.
The whisky is initially aged in white American oak, than is carefully divided into rare, quarter of Century old sweet Palomino sherry butts and 1980 first fill bourbon casks. In the next stage the whiskies are married together in bourbon barrels and finally transferred into Tawny Port pipes. The Dalmore 25 years old is released in limited quantities, only 3000 bottles are filled each year. It scored gold medal at 2013 International Wine & Spirit Challenge.
Nose: incredibly rich, exotic fruits, marzipan, toffee, fig jam, bitter orange marmalade, dark chocolate and cedar wrapped cigar.
Palate: rich, orange peel, chocolate truffles, figs, raisins, toffee, hints of pepper and cigar tobacco.
Finish: fairly long, maple syrup, dark chocolate, gingerbread and traces of orange zest.