Ny Duncan Taylor serie - Dimensions

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6 years 8 months ago #24689 by Duffer
Fra Duncan Taylors hjemmeside:
The Dimensions collection is an outstanding range of single malt and single grain Scotch whiskies encompassing the full breadth of the Duncan Taylor portfolio. Containing whiskies aged up to 39 years, the Dimensions collection showcases the multi dimensional levels of character and flavour available from individual distilleries and casks.

The Dimensions collection consists of single cask, cask strength releases and exclusively numbered small batches at 46% abv. Neither chill filtered nor coloured, only the finest whiskies are selected for inclusion, ensuring that every bottle delivers the Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky ethos: Whisky Without Compromise.

The Dimensions collection is presented in new luxury packaging. Each bottle features full details of the whisky inside, including distillation and bottling dates, batch number and region of origin. Single cask releases are individually numbered and provide individual cask details.

The Dimensions collection will be available from December 2011 through all good whisky stockists. Initial releases include:
Aberlour 1993, Bunnhabhain 1988, Cameronbridge 1978, Clynelish 1995, Glenlivet 1981, Glen Moray 1988, Glenrothes 1992, Royal Brackla 1997, Macduff 1997 and Mortlach 1989.


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6 years 8 months ago #24695 by MacNiels
Duncan Taylor har igennem længere tid arbejdet på at få lavet en lille ansigtsløftning af serierne Rare Auld og NC ². Og det er nu en realitet. De to serier et simpelthen blevet lagt sammen til én serie, den nye DIMENSIONS, der fremover vil repræsentere aftapninger fra en alder på 39 år og nedefter.

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6 years 6 months ago #25390 by Duffer
Nyt fra Duncan Taylor Dimensions:

Dimensions Cask Strength

Dimensions Blair Athol 1989 22YO, C2927, 50.5%
Descriptions: This was distilled one year after Allied distillers became the owners after the merge with Itiram Walker. The distillery is now owned by Inverhouse
Tasting Notes
Colour: Bright Gold
Nose: Orange peel. Chocolate, cornflakes, malt vinegar and brown sugar. Soft oily notes and a touch of pomegranate.
Taste: More orangey notes, marzipan and quite creamy. Pistachio nuts, white chocolate and nutmeg
Finish: Green apple, touch of lime and quire autumnal
Comment: Chocolate fruit and nut bar "“ in liquid form

Dimensions Craigellachie 1990 21YO, C5399, 52.0%
Descriptions: The malted barely used for Craigellachie whisky is obtained from Glenesk maltings
Tasting Notes
Colour: Golden
Nose: Earthy, stewed red fruits, ginger with floral notes emerging
Taste: Silky smooth, very nutty, citrus punch emerges at with sudden bursts
Finish: Very spicy with a waxy texture. The citrus still very strong lingers
Comment: Bursting with juicy citrus fruits.

Dimensions Imperial 1995 16YO, Cask 50054, 53.1%
Descriptions: Not to be confused with a blend of the same name which is hugely popular in the far east.
Tasting Notes
Colour: Pale Gold
Nose: The smell of a biscuit barrel "“ hints of ginger and zest. Gets creamier and orangey before getting darker, with notes of black cherry yoghurt and boot polish.
Taste: Robust, mouth coating, a trace of alcoholic spice. Sundried tomatoes, portabella mushrooms and a thick slice of buttered gingerbread.
Finish: Unexpectedly sweet, touches of Parma violets, wet stones with a slight wood influence.
Comment: This really keeps you guessing "“ a slightly twisted profile that's hugely entertaining.

Dimensions Linkwood 1986 25YO, C991101, 47.2%
Descriptions: Produced in Linkwood ‘B' which uses condensers compared with the original Linkwood ‘A' which has a cask iron worm tub
Tasting Notes
Colour: Bright Straw
Nose: Mint humbugs and lashing of toffee and crisp golden apples. Touch of fennel and salted liquorices
Taste: Soft traced of smoke, touch of engine oil and a marshmallows milk chocolate, red cherries and raspberries.
Finish: Long lasting caramel and good quality ice cream.
Comment: Could nose this all day "“ if it didn't tasted so good!!

Dimensions Linkwood 1989 22yo C.5042, 46.8%
Descriptions: Between 1902 and 1932, Linkwood was managed by Robert Innes Cameron who also owned Benrinnes, Tamdhu and Teaninich.
Tasting Notes
Colour: Straw
Nose: Fresh Dijon mustard and banana boxes. Slightly herbal with emerging meaty notes.
Taste: Very creamy and leafy, developing on larger flavors of Seville oranges and liquorices after time.
Finish: Smooth and medium-long with traces of fruit and sherbet.
Comment: Well balanced and easy to drink. Very moreish.

Dimensions Mortlach 1989 22YO, C4037, 52.0%
Descriptions: Mortlach was built on the site of a well that was allegedly used for illicit whisky distillation
Tasting Notes
Colour: Gold
Nose: Roasted pork with rosemary. Gooseberries and dark caramel and hints of liquorices.
Taste: Vanilla, dark chocolate. Increasingly sweet with more caramel notes. Red grapes and slight wood
Finish: Long and rich "“ Smoked meat and caramel linger
Comment: A Mortlach to feast on!

Dimensions 46.0%

Dimensions Auchentoshan 1998 13YO, Batch 0001, 46.0%
Descriptions: Auchentoshan is the Gaelic term meaning ‘corner of the Field'
Tasting Notes
Colour: Antique Gold
Nose: Surprisingly you get a burst of sherry notes. Crisp Apples, rice pudding with raisins.
Taste: Very gentle on the pallet, red apples, toffee, poached pears
Finish: Double cream, Hazel nut oil extract finish
Comment: Perfect for cleansing the pallet

Dimensions Aultmore 2001 10YO, Batch 0001, 46.0%
Descriptions: The majority of Aultmore is used in Dewar's Blended whisky after they bought the distillery in 1998
Tasting Notes
Colour: Pale Straw
Nose: Apple straddle, clotted cream and a light olive oil notes. Nettles, green tea and smoked cheese
Taste: Dried bananas, lemon drops and nougat. Some mixes red fruits and pine nuts
Finish: Notes of latte's and root ginger, Dry white wine and soft brown sugar
Comment: Light and refreshing "“ bring on summer!!

Dimensions Benrinnes 1997 14YO, Batch 0001, 46.0%
Descriptions: Benrinnes is one of the four remaining distillers that used the traditional ‘worm tub' cooling method
Tasting Notes
Colour: Pale Gold
Nose: Rich, inviting aromas. Juicy oranges, light herbal notes and a whisp of developing smoke
Taste: Assertive, meaty, fresh root vegetables in wooden boxes. Becomes creamier
Finish: Surprisingly light and slightly chewy with hints of cloves and cinnamon
Comment: Well rounded with plenty of character

Dimensions Cragganmore 1997 14YO, Batch 0001, 46.0%
Descriptions: A distillery that looks like it was thrown together with little thought - though John Smith clearly had a plan.
Tasting Notes
Colour: Pale Gold
Nose: Vegetable boxes at a market, mossy and very herbal to begin with. Then hints of eucalyptus, fresh doughnuts, black fruit pastels and the center of a crunchie bar!
Taste: Leafy and grass "“ more herbal notes "“ sage, rosemary, some celery notes and onion granules. Light bodied and refreshing.
Finish: Fresh, soft and gradually fading.
Comment: One to enjoy at sunrise!

Dimensions Cragganmore 2000 11YO, Batch 0001, 46.0%
Descriptions: Cragganmore was the first distillery to be built to take advantage of the speyside railway "“ John Smith the founder was a ‘huge' fan of trains
Tasting Notes
Colour: Light Straw
Nose: Herbal, Minty and some dry straw. Some hints of lemon and some granny pears and pancake mix. Faint hint of toffee.
Taste: Quite grassy, flint, tablet, popcorn and almonds. Touch of lemon grass and peaches
Finish: Soft fruity finish with sage and rosemary
Comment: Typically ultra-complex Cragganmore. Take your time it just keeps changing

Dimensions Dailuaine 1998 13YO, Batch 0001, 46.0%
Descriptions: The majority of Dailuaine's output goes into the Johnnie Walker blends, but it is a fantastic single malt in its own right.
Tasting Notes
Colour: Polished Gold
Nose: rich caramel, dried fruits and spice. Oranges and cigar box wood.
Taste: Like walking into a bakery "“ fresh cream, Victoria sponge and milk chocolate.
Finish: Brown sugar, custard creams and slightly herbal.
Comment: Incredible nose with a surprisingly sweet taste. Indulgent!

Dimensions Glentauchers 1997 14YO, Batch 0001, 46.0%
Descriptions: Glentauchers is known to be a key ingredient in the Ballantine's and Teacher's blends.
Tasting Notes
Colour: Gold
Nose: apples, pears, trace of birch wood and eucalyptus. Some sherry notes.
Taste: Apricots, raisins, smooth toffee and slight maltiness.
Finish: Fresh and chewy, red cherries and icing sugar. Quite light but lingers nicely.
Comment: A mellow whisky with great balance.

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