Cambus 40-Year-Old Single Grain Scotch

—VINTAGES#: 524736
Cambus 40-Year-Old Single Grain Scotch
Nose: Not, perhaps the most wide-ranging of noses as far as different aroma traits are concerned. But it does what it sets out to do with something akin to perfection. Caramels simply don't come this intense yet pitch-perfect. The corn, oak, toasty sugars and all else to be found all seems wrapped one way or another in caramelized form with varying levels of honey and roast at work. So the feeling of age, great age. Yet as though preserved in caramel... extraordinary and beyond beautiful. Taste: No surprises then that the delivery is firm to the point of crunchiness. And, again, it is concentrated caramel sweetened with honey, Manuka and ulmo, ensuring that the age doesn't take a turn for the sinister. It needs spices to balance the mouth experience away from deliciously sweet... and it arrives on schedule and with purpose; Finish: long unravelling of the many element and personalities which make up the caramel, especially the corn, with some late burnt toast and marmalade at the very death; Balance: I chose this as my 600th whisky for Bible 2018: a tragically lost distillery capable of making the finest whisky you might expect to find at 40 years of age. And my hunch was correct: this is flawless. Score - 97. (Jim Murray, Whisky Bible, 2018)
$1,799.00

Product Details

Release Date:
November 2, 2017
750 mL bottle
Alcohol/Vol
52.7%
Made in:
Scotland, United Kingdom
By:
Diageo Canada Inc
Description
2018 Scotch Grain of the Year. (Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018)

Product Availability

Available in Selected Store
 Units available
See Store Availability Please contact the store to confirm quantity.
Select Store
Buy Now

NOTE: Prices subject to change without notice. Prices include container deposit fees where applicable. All products may not be available in all stores. Select products may be available to customers in limited quantity. Value Added Products are subject to limited availability and may not be included with online purchases. Earn 1 AIR MILES® reward mile for every $30* spent each month. *Excluding HST, container deposit, and charity donations. Air Miles for online purchases will be awarded on the date of shipment and not the date of order. The above-noted alcohol content may differ from the alcohol content displayed on the bottle label due to the timing of changes in vintage dates or production lot codes. Customers are advised to read the bottle labels to confirm the actual alcohol content of their purchases. The vintage year displayed on the product image may differ from the stock available in stores and online.