Springbank 12 1996 (Single Cask Sherry Butt 591)
Cask Type: Oloroso Sherry Butt
Nose: Cinnamon, clove, ginger, raisin, sulphur funk, smoke, strawberry
Palate: Light peat, cranberry, mineral, red apple, brine, caramel
Finish: Medium finish, red fruit jam, raisin, funk
A rather nice and complex Springbank, full of oloroso goodness, great deal of funk, perhaps the finish was a bit of a let-down, since there were a weird note to it that I didn’t quite enjoy.