Whisky Review – Compass Box Enlightenment

Compass Box Enlightenment

Region: Speyside & Highland
ABV: 46%
E150: No
Chill-filtered: No
Cask Type:
– 48.2% Clynelish (First Fill American standard barrel)

– 36.7% Glentauchers (First Fill American standard barrel)

– 10.8% Balblair (First Fill American standard barrel)

– 4.3% Mortlach (Rejuvenated American standard barrel)


Colour: Straw

Nose: Pineapple, green apple, mango, banana, caramel, vanilla, citrus

Palate: Vanilla, pineapple, ginger, grassy, peach, almond bitterness, icing sugar

Finish: Medium+, wood, topical fruit

Score: 83/100

A rather nice blend of malt from Compass Box. Tropical fruits and caramel to greet the nose, with a nice balance of vanilla and citrus undertone. The palate also carries over the tropical fruit, but introduced some grassiness, and bitter almond notes. Followed by a woody, fruity finish. This would work perfectly well as a summer dram. Great deal of fruit and decent complexity.