Hard to pin an age on this, as it has some lovely fresh youthfulness, but an elegant maturity too.
Port Finish Wheat
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Initially, a bag of Wine Gums, Sports Mixture. Some neoprene rubber, egg custard, custard cream biscuits, with a light dusting of all spice.
Palate: Nutmeg and more of that egg custard, coupled with a hint of dessert wine sweetness, stewed apple with cinnamon and a dash of citrus zest.
Finish: The nutmeg outlasts the creaminess, alongside a pleasant oak note.
Comment: Hard to pin an age on this, as it has some lovely fresh youthfulness, but an elegant maturity too.
Nose: Starts off like a sweetie shop, candy floss, sweet scented candles, Murray mints. Woolly jumpers, custard tarts. A distant whiff of high quality pipe tobacco. Well brewed Assam tea.
Palate: Coats the mouth, oily, custard notes come through. Then aniseed gobstoppers, cherry sweets, linseed oil, caramel and spearmint, a citrus zip note and mango skins.
Finish: Sweet caramel and spices, then a huge floral flourish.
Comment: It all builds to that finish.
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