DEANSTON Virgin Oak ~ HIGHLAND, SCOTLAND
77/100 - Distiller Score
Deanston Virgin Oak is made with young whisky which has been finished in brand new oak casks from Kentucky. Always a pleasure to have Deanston single malt Scotch whisky around, as they are certified by the Organic Food Association and power their distillery using hydro energy, so you can always feel good about the delicious dram in your hand.
Nose - Fresh citrus, honeyed barley and a subtle hint of smoke.
Palate -Toffee sweets pop up first, followed by a dollop of cream and oak notes.
Finish - Oak spices on the finish.
The Deanston distillery sits on the banks of the River Teith, the river which acts as the distillery's water source. In 1971, the first single malt Scotch whisky was released from Deanston and named Old Bannockburn.