Arran White Stag Fifth Release distilled in 2009, matured for 9 years in sherry hogsheads and bottled in 2019 exclusively for Arran’s community ‘White Stag'. A rare expression, one of only 915 bottles.
Nose: Freshly baked bread, warm spiced tropical fruits and a soft hint of mandarin. A promise of creamy butterscotch and vanilla balanced oak.
Palate: The strength sits quietly in the background, allowing the complexity of the flavours to come to the fore. Gingerbread mingles with honey and caramel, and richer notes of figs and cherries also become apparent. Beautifully balanced with just the right touch of oak and spice to give it a truly gourmet mouthfeel.
Finish: The reassuringly familiar taste of Arran. Mouthwatering notes of dark fruit and sweet spices give way to intense licorice and cloves, finishing on roast coffee beans, raisins and dark chocolate. An intense beam of flavour fades into a gorgeous afterglow, evoking memories of the magical warehouses in which this whisky matured. Unforgettable and thoroughly satisfying.