Discover the exceptional Mannochmore 1990, a whisky sourced from a single small experimental batch that underwent a highly unusual maturation process. Initially matured in refill casks, this whisky was then transferred to highly active virgin European Oak for nearly three decades, resulting in a remarkable transformation. From its pale and youthful beginnings, it has evolved into a dark and intriguing spirit, boasting a lean and smooth texture. Selected by Dr Craig Wilson, Mannochmore 1990 is one of the carefully curated whiskies featured in the prestigious Prima & Ultima series. Prepare to be captivated by its powerful taste, highlighted by striking notes of dark orange marmalade, intermingled with drying wood spice and deep layers of bitterness.
The whisky showcases a rich rosewood hue with ruby lights, captivating the eye.
The nose of this whisky is gentle and enigmatic, initially revealing dry characteristics. It gradually unveils hints of polished leather, reminiscent of scented wax furniture polish, accompanied by a base of hard toffee and delicate vanilla notes.
The texture of the whisky is lean and smooth, while the taste is immediately striking with its powerful bittersweet profile. The prominent flavor of dark orange marmalade leaves a lasting impression, complemented by drying wood spice. The experience unfolds with endless layers of deep bitterness.
The finish is medium to long, lightly spicy, and intensely drying. It leaves behind a lingering aftertaste of bittersweet nuttiness and spice.
Indulge in the complex and intriguing Mannochmore 1990 Prima & Ultima Third Release Scotch Whisky, where its unusual maturation process has unlocked a new dimension of flavor. Immerse yourself in the interplay of dark orange, wood spice, and deep bitterness, as this unique expression reveals its captivating depths sip after sip.