Tullibardine 228 ( burgundy finish )

This is another bottling from the Highland distillery of Tullibardine. The core range contains a bourbon matured, sherry finish, Sauternes finish and this Burgundy finished whisky, matured in bourbon casks before spending around 12 months in a 228litre Red Burgundy wine casks from Chateau de Chassagne Montrachet.


Bottled at 43%Abv.


Nose.. A lovely fruity nose greets you, it is full of summer scents, raspberry, red and black berries, red grape, vanilla and a little orange peel.


Palate.. The palate continues on from the fruity nose, the fresh fruits along with vanilla, some toffee and a gentle spicy taste, apple pie with cinnamon and ginger, some almond and soft oak in the background.


Finish.. Smooth and full of fruity notes with a little spicy kick..


Thoughts.. This red wine finish really does compliment the Tullibardine whisky. It delivers a scrumptious sweet, easy drinking whisky, in no way overpowered by the wine finish, subtle layers make this intriguing. While remaining balanced and very enjoyable.

One Comment Add yours

  1. S. Lee says:

    Interesting review, I like the sound of this


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