A sherry cask Glenrothes single cask bottled by Glasgow's North Star to celebrate ten years of famed online whisky reviewer Ralphy.com.
Distilled September 2007 this was matured in a sherry butt for 11 years. From Cask Series 009, there are 618 bottles globally at 51.4%.
Nose: Oloroso sherry fumes.
Palate: Pecan chocolate caramel turtles.
Finish: Peppery apricot jam.
North Star have quickly become one of The Oak Barrel's favourite independent bottlers. Exceptional cask selections at very reasonable prices, they are exciting, fun whiskies - even when they're very serious - which are designed to be drunk and shared.
- Single Malt