Springbank 12 Cask Strength 2017 Release [Link to Springbank]
Cask Type: 70% ex-Sherry, 30% ex-Bourbon
Nose: Cherry Syrup, menthol, malt, raspberry, leather, metallic, floral, honey, ginger, dried fruits, light peat
Palate: Pepper, raspberry jam, citrus, malt, leather, crushed stone, ginger, orange peel
Finish: Long finish, ginger, mineral water, faint peat
Rather solid release from Springbank as usual, really enjoy the sherry centric influence, the nose really shows both casks working well in harmony, each contributing their signature notes, with touch of peat in the backbone. The palate is also very sherry forward, loads of red fruits and leathery notes, leading up to a spicy finish. Would recommend this bottle if you liked the Springbank 10.