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Linkwood 40 Year Old - 1980 | Cask 8248 | Private Collection

£990.00

A very rare single cask Linkwood, distilled Friday 12th September 1980 and matured in a refill American hogshead for 40 years. Bottled Tuesday 6th October 2020 by Gordon & MacPhail for the magnificent Private Collection series, only 193 bottles have been filled from cask 8248 at cask strength, 59.1% vol.

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ABV (Strength)

59.1

Cask Type

Refill American Hogshead

Cask Strength

Yes

Cask Number

Cask 8248

Age

40

Distillery

Linkwood

Bottler

Gordon & MacPhail

Bottle Size

70cl

No. of Bottles

193

Bottling Date

2020

Region

Speyside

Country

Scotland

Series

Private Collection

Style

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Vintage

1980

Tasting Notes

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Tasting Notes

LINKWOOD 40 YEAR OLD - 1980 | CASK 8248 | PRIVATE COLLECTION

COLOUR: GOLDEN.

AROMA: RICH VANILLA AND FRESH AUTUMNAL APPLE AROMAS COMBINE WITH NOTES OF POLISHED LEATHER AND OAK.

TASTE: SWEET FLAVOURS OF ORANGE MARMALADE LEAD TO DRIED MANGO AND UNDERLYING PASSIONFRUIT. CHILLI SPICE AND TOASTED OAK ARE COMPLEMENTED BY SUBTLE ANISEED.

FINISH: A MEDIUM-BODIED AND LONG LASTING FINISH WITH LINGERING HINTS OF GRAPEFRUIT

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