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Couvreur Candid Malt Whisky
France - Burgundy - Bouze-Les-Beaune

Mellow peat thanks to the Sherry maturation: Tight and nervous nose, fresh and floral, reminiscent of grilled almond. Full-flavored, powerful, nervous yet silky textured, it feels round and soft on the palate with licorice flavors. Nice length, very fresh, round, spicy and peppery, slightly toasted. Like a fight between Sherry and Peat: "Candid" means that this whisky has been bottled just before that peat disappears.
Reminiscent of "Michel Couvreur Disclosure" available in 2008 : iodine distillate matured in a fresh PX cask providing a mellow and peaty balance.

Specifications
Proof
98
DistillateSource
Denomination: whisky, single malt, one distillery, one age - New make spirit: peaty and iodine - Distillation: 03/27/2007 - 70% Original strength - 53% Natural strength in casks - 49% Bottling strength - PX Maturation casks
Aging
8 years in PX barrels. Dry cellar at the beginnning and very humid cellar for the last 2 years.
Serving Temperature
65-70 °F

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Michel Couvreur Candid Malt Whisky - Century Award - 100 PTS - PR%F Awards

Michel Couvreur Candid Malt Whisky - Century Award - 100 PTS - PR%F Awards

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