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Investments GLENDRONACH KINGSMAN EDITION 1991 VINTAGE 25 YEAR OLD 550

48.2

A unique collaboration with Marv Films and 20th Century Fox to mark the release of the movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Limited to 2,000 hand-numbered bottles worldwide. NOSE: Waves of black grapes on a woody vine combine with antique leather and maple leaf tobacco. PALATE: Ripe Victoria plum and Seville orange give way to old Jamaican ginger cake and sticky black treacle. FINISH: Lingering and warm, with ground coffee, dark chocolate and walnut raisin cake.

GORDON AND MACPHAIL IMPERIAL 1997 99.99

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A lovely, independent bottling of the now-demolished Imperial distillery, which stopped

55

55.8

production for the final time in

A highly sought-after 2017 release from Springbank.

1998.

Matured in fresh and refill bourbon barrels, bottled at

NOSE: Sweet sherry influence

cask strength and limited to 9,000 bottles worldwide.

with apricot and subtle spices.

NOSE: Cream, vanilla extract, salted popcorn, toffee

PALATE: Peppery with

and marshmallows.

stewed plums, orange and

PALATE: Creamy with an introduction of honey,

milk chocolate.

syrup and liquorice and gentle notes of sweet apples,

FINISH: Balanced

almonds and dried bananas.

sweetness with a touch of

FINISH: A touch of smoke and dried peat with a light

charred oak.

mineral note.

Nick Sullivan OWNER & MANAGER,

ABERDEEN WHISKY SHOP

www.aberdeenwhiskyshop.co.uk

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SPRINGBANK 14 YEAR OLD BOURBON WOOD

Nick oversees the smooth running of the Aberdeen Whisky Shop on the west end of the city’s Union Street. His top three investment picks can be found among an enormous range of whiskies, including several highly collectable bottles.

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