The first cask to be bottled for Dalmore's custodians, a concept that was introduced by the distillery for it's followers in 2012. A trio of casks were filled at midnight on January 1st 2000 and gradually released on their 12th, 15th, and 18th birthday's. This is the first 'Millennium Release', bottled in 2012 as a 12 year old. Initiallly matured in an American oak ex-bourbon cask, before being finished in a Matusalem oloroso sherry cask. Nose: sweet, sherry, apples, candied orange Palate: Meaty, mushroom, develops into sweet with a light body Finish: Long, a little bitter, rather alcoholic but fruity at the same time.