Springbank distillery are about to release a limited edition of their Hazelburn single malt, matured for 5 years in bourbon casks then 3 years in sauternes casks, bottled at 55.9% vol. This bottling should be available early March 2011.
First distilled in 1997 and every year thereafter. The malt is dried over hot air only, no peat at all is used. Triple distilled.
Palate: cream and ginger bread biscuits. Hints of honey and chili glazed brazil nuts, sweet and warm. Buttery, creamy and rich with orange fondant
Finish: The longer this whisky spends in the glass the better it gets. It has a thick and creamy finish that pleasantly lingers on for a long while, leaving you feeling very content.