Nectar Grove Blended Malt (Wemyss Malts)

Nectar Grove Blended Malt (Wemyss Malts)

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Nectar Grove Blended Malt (Wemyss Malts), NAS, 46 %

Nectar Grove Blended MaltIndependent bottler Wemyss Malts launched the Nectar Grove Blended Malt earlier this year. This is an odd product in that it is a blended malt that has been finished in seasoned Madeira casks.

The bottle label and packaging are inspired by Portuguese ceramics; this is due to the fact that Madeira is a Portuguese island. So there you go.

The Nectar Grove Blended Malt was launched March 19, 2017. This is a limited run of 9000 bottles. The single malts that make up this blended malt are all from the Highland region of Scotland.

It is quite easy to get a hold of this blended malt still. In Norway it will set you back NOK 759 (10009501), in the UK you can get it straight fro Wemyss Malts at GBP 44.

Nose: Rather rich from the first sniff. Noticeable malt, fruity and slightly floral. Bananas and grapes.The richness mainly manifests as honey. With time it is more floral and perhaps also a bit perfumed. It is a pleasant "perfume" though, think fresh citrus spray mist.

Taste: Medium body, oily mouthfeel. The citrus is more pronounced than on the nose. Orange zest and lemon juice. Grapes glazed with honey.

Finish: Medium long finish. Sort of fades away in a pleasant way. Not much in further development, other than a touch of dark chocolate and ginger.

Comments: A true summer whisky. Cheers!

Score (84/100)

Sláinte! - Thomas

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