That perfume problem that bedevils old MBD malts knocks this back.
29 Years Old, 1981
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Lavender mixed with salt and dried sweet orange peel and lime jelly. Water\rmanages to tone down the perfume.
Palate: Dry and then the lavender along parma violet and chalk. Pretty dry and\rlight on mid-palate with barley and then saved by juicy fruits.
Finish: The perfumed note hangs in, but isn't as overt as the nose suggests.
Comment: That perfume problem that bedevils old MBD malts knocks this back.
Nose: Floral, very perfumy. Freesia, carnation. A hint of geranium. Green pepper.\rBlancmange. New calfskin. Barley sugar. Quite complex and multilayered. Very enticing.
Palate: Silky, gently flowing. Parma violet. Salty.
Finish: Lingering, nutty. Smoked almonds.
Comment: So difficult to assess when you have only a half a tablespoon sample! The\rnose is more complex than the palate, overwhelmed by parma violet.
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