Amrut Portonova

Country: India
Type: Single Malt
Bottler: Distiller
ABV: 62.1%
Score: 91 points

This whisky defines complex, starting its maturation in ex-bourbon casks before being transferred to Spanish port pipes, then back to ex-bourbon casks for a final touch. There’s no burn on the nose despite the high ABV, but there’s a great sweet aroma of red grapes, raisins, plums, brown sugar, and a hint of ginger. The taste is thick, nectar-like and spicy with cinnamon, honey, raisin, and ginger notes. The finish lingers with a good balance of cinnamon, ginger, and honey. Excellent.

Mark Gillespie

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