Glenmorangie Astar 2017
70cl / 52.5% abv
A limited edition release of the much loved Glenmorangie Astar, first released in 2008, crafted with bespoke casks made from slow-grown oak trees in the Ozark mountains of Missouri. Taking its name from the Gaelic for 'journey', Astar is bottled without chill filtration at a strength of 52.5% abv.
Nose: rich and fruity with floral top notes, butterscotch, honey, fresh mint and coconut.
Palate: smooth, rich and creamy, crème brûlée emerges with tropical fruits and vanilla custard, hazelnuts and some clove spiciness.
Finish: long and smooth with honey, almond, coconut and traces of aniseed.