Royal Brackla 11 Years Cadenhead Collection 46% 70Cl
On the nose, there are notes of red grapes, almonds, and Dime bar, while further in there is a hint of grapefruit, orangeade, white chocolate, vanilla, and dried fruit.
In the mouth, the taste is initially quiet but becomes more pronounced towards the end. Flavours of fudge, toffee, cracked walnuts, and honey are followed by undertones of cereals, milk chocolate, and salted caramel.
A straightforward whisky with no airs of pretension. It delivers precisely what you expect, nothing more. Potentially, it had a difficult beginning, which led to the fino finish that harmonizes well.
Those new to whisky or who find a contemporary sherry finish too overpowering will enjoy this.