Colour: Very pale yellow gold, almost
Nose: Firstly a sweet
and mildly perfumed fruitiness akin to dried apricot. AFter some
minutes in the glass I detect a hint of wholemeal toast.
A smooth and creamy mouth-feel offers suggestions of apricot and
butterscotch but also something with a mild freshness.
Finish: Long and fruity with that apricot.
Nice, very nice.
this sample to review at Limburg 2017 directly from Jack Wieber
(one of my favourite Limburg stands). During Limburg 2018 a
whisky friend gave me anoter sample of Caledonian because he
knew I hadn't reviewed one as yet. Recently, after sorting my
samples I came across the two Caledonian and decided to review
them without looking at the details. My notes for both were
quite similar with the nose of the first suggesting wholemeal
toast and the second more like unbaked bread dough. As for the
palate the fruitiness of the first was that of apricot whereas
the second offered some suggestion of papaya alngside apricot.
The finishes were pretty much identical and thankfully, although
I never usually publish my scores here I scored both identically
(86pts). It was only a few days later when I was preparing this
page that I looked closer and realised both samples were the