Cambus 1975 Clan Denny (Douglas Laing)
The Guys and Girls at Douglas Laing really do listen to some of the drivel the rest of us post on Twitter as a while back there was a lot of discussion about birth years etc and then out of the blue along with some other samples this lovely 1975 Cambus arrived. Now i know it was targetted as other friends got ones for their birth year also.
I decided to hold onto it for a bit and taste it in time for my 40th birthday (tomorrow) and so i had it a couple of days ago and my notes are here.
This was distilled in 1975 before a whopping 36 years spent quietly maturing in bourbon barrel 7252 before bottling, it's a fabulous dram and i'm really looking forward to opening the bottle that i bought and put away.
Thanks to Douglas Laing for the official sample.
Very light, hints of very lightly toasted brown bread, digestive biscuits, over ripe tropical fruits, honeydew melon and a hint of oriental spices and fruity chalkyness
Light fresh sweet tropical fruits, with fruity chalky Edinburgh rock, mango sorbet, orange zest, oriental spices and a hint of white pepper
White pepper and chalky fruit
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