It has received top honours, winning the prize for the World’s Best Blended Whisky at the recent Whisky Magazine World Whiskies Awards.
No mean feat as for the past eight years, whisky giant Suntory had taken the top honours in these awards and ‘The Lost Distilleries Blend’ beat more than 300 whiskies entered into the competition.
So it was with a certain amount of excitement that I opened the 3cl. sample which contains whiskies from the now closed Rosebank, Littlemill, Imperial, Mosstowie, Glen Keith and Port Ellen distilleries.
Tasting Notes – The Lost Distilleries Blend – Batch 4
The Lost Distilleries Blend – Batch 4
|Nose: A pale coloured whisky with aromas of apple and sweet fruits.
Palate: Almost sherbet like sweetness at first, then sweet fruits and rich sultanas, sweet spices and cake mixture.
Finish: Well tempered spice that lingers long into a warm afterglow. Oaky, but not overpowering, dry finish.
Overall: By far the best blended whisky I’ve ever tasted! All the flavours are perfectly balanced. The perfect way to sample the whiskies of distilleries the stocks of which will one day be gone forever.
Many thanks to Master Of Malt for the sample.