A limited-edition blended whisky from popular indie bottler and blender Compass Box, The Circle is a marriage of four different whiskies, matured in different types of casks. The core is a fruity, creamy whisky from Tamdhu distillery, that has been matured in a first-fill bourbon barrel, it is supported by sherry-matured whisky from Clynelish. A smoky edge is provided by whisky from Orkney, matured in a re-charred American oak hogshead, and a lighter element is found in a blended whisky, matured in custom French oak casks.
Barley sugar, fresh stone fruits, crisp apple skin, ginger spice and vanilla fudge.
Tarte tatin and vanilla cream, with lots of sweet malt and cinnamon.
A suggestion of smoke, oak spice, floral malt and vanilla pod.