Glengoyne 12 (SMWS 123.8 – In the Spanish Mountains) [Link to SMWS]
Cask Type: Refill port pipe
Nose: Raisin, cherry, honey, berry syrup, baking spice, dried grass, vanilla custard, mint, clove
Palate: Raisin, caramel, malt, dried plum, ginger, spice, toffee, chocolate
Finish: Medium+ finish, baking spice, pepper, apple, menthol
A fully port pipe matured Glengoyne? Sign me up! A very sweet, syrupy nose, wonderful complexity. The palate is similar to the nose, with the more spice and chocolate notes. This whisky is rather tasty for a refill cask, perhaps 2nd fill? If you enjoy port this is a must-try.