Douglas Laing – Old Particular – Speyside 17 Years Old – Tasting Notes

Lovely balanced Old Particular bottling From Douglas Laing of the Speyside Distillery. It is Sherry cask matured for 17 Years Old.

Distilled in November 1996, and bottled januari 2014. They used no chill filtration and no additional colouring, and bottled it at 48.4%.

Nose

Citrus, lime leaves, green apples, white grapes, peaches, vanilla, raisin, fresh figs, mango, sweet, fresh, fruity, white pepper, marjoram, creamy, barley
Palate
Pepper, sweet, warm, chocolate, raisin, strong vanilla, custard, dried apricots, pineapple, mango, white grapes, apples, banana, pear, very fruity, fruitcake, tutti frutti, baking spices, nuts

Finish
Medium length finish, sweet and warm. Vanilla has the top note here with fruit combined, and a bit raisin/nutty bread on the end.

Score
7,5 out of 10.

Thanks to Douglas Laing for providing us with this lovely sample to try!

About Douglas Laing
Glasgow-based Douglas Laing & Co are independent Scotch Whisky bottlers and blenders. Douglas Laing & Co. was founded in 1948 by Fred Douglas Laing, a man on a mission to sell his prized Scotch Whiskies around the globe.

They are now in their third generation of Laing’s at the helm and they continue to regard themselves as Whisky Specialists. Their aim is to steadfastly create a quality, handcrafted selection of the finest Blends, with an extensive range of Single and ‘Vatted’ Malts together with some old Grains gleaned from their large stocks, gathered and replenished over many decades.

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