The Antiquary

1977 Rare Old Blended

ABV 46%
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Brand: The Antiquary
Expression: 1977 Rare Old Blended
Type: Scotland Whisky /
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Now things are getting seriously weird. This is green! Shows good age with lightly charred wood,someearthiness,wet moss. Needs a drop of water to bring out a little smoke.
Palate: Sweet start and then an explosion in the middle of the mouth,all blackberries,black banana and a littlecoal-like smokiness. Mouth-filling. Water pulls it together.
Finish: Smoky.
Comment: Great balance and a real surprise in the mouth...and it's green.
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Restrained. Wood keeps the leadership but there is not much to lead! A sherry hint maybe.
Palate: Very sweet and flat. Like dismantled. Wood plays the boss again without convincing.
Finish: Woody and thin.
Comment: The colour (bleak bronze) puts you off.The nose is restrained and not inviting. And the palate .Well, has obviously overcome its peak.
Visit the distillery
Tomatin Distillery, Tomatin, Inverness-shire, Speyside, Scotland
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