The Dalmore Astrum: 40 Years Old and Finished in Rum Casks
Set to cask in 1966, The Dalmore Astrum, spent most of the next four decades in second use American white oak casks before being transferred for a final 18 month finishing to 30 year old Matusalem rum casks from Gonzalez Byass.
Each bottle is protected in a bespoke, high gloss black lacquer box. Price is $2,428 based on current exchange rates.
Color: Mahogany gold.
Nose: Blood oranges, crushed apples and pear. Melon, walnuts, cocoa and cinnamon.
Taste: Top notes of ripe mandarins, kumquats, black forest fruits and pineapple. Secondary notes of ginger, black treacle and liquorice. A lingering aftertaste of vanilla, creamy caramel and Swiss chocolate.