The malt whisky produced at the Cardhu distillery has a warmth and cleanliness of taste – often described as silky.
Fact: Cardhu Single Malt is Diageo's largest selling Single Malt Whisky and was also the first to be widely sold and marketed.
APPEARANCE: Golden honey.
NOSE: Heather and sweet honey and nut.
Notes: Enticing. Intriguing. With water, still harmonious but softer; malt-cereal; spicy wood, moorland and faint traces of wood-smoke.
BODY: Soft, pleasing, medium.
PALATE: Well balanced, smooth mouth-feel; sweet and fresh, then drying. Moorish.
FINISH: Quite short. Some lingering sweet smoke in the attractive, drying aftertaste.