Kininvie 23 Year Old Batch 3
35cl / 42.6% abv
The third release of this series, this expression contains whisky from the very first batch from 1990 and has been created using a combination of American hogsheads and sherry casks. Kininvie was opened in July 1990 by the granddaughter of William Grant, Janet Sheed Roberts. Every bottle highlights the year of distillation, the batch number and the individual bottle number.
Nose: Fresh and clean, light delicate and grassy. Malted barley with hints of honey, lemon and vanilla.
Palate: Light, vibrant and zesty. Youthful for its years. Vanilla, honey and white chocolate. The malty and zesty characteristics develop strongly, along with warming wood spices.
Finish: Short, fresh and citrusy. The sweeter elements fade more quickly to leave malty cereal and woodspice.