Judging by the colour (pale chardonnay),has obviously not gained from the cask. Has got all the phenolic spectrum but not much more,especially on the nose.
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Nose: Phenolic. Creosote. Smoky. Obviously coastly. Not much behind the smoke. A distant touch of vanilla maybe.
Palate: Sweet. Malty. Cereal bowl. Gets drier and smokier.
Comment: Judging by the colour (pale chardonnay),has obviously not gained from the cask. Has got all the phenolic spectrum but not much more,especially on the nose.
Nose: Extra virgin olive oil,with underlying tar and embers,then honey and vanilla.
Palate: Toastyness overlain by a wave of creamy vanilla,honey and malty notes,with underlying dryness,then\rchocolate eclair,lemon tart and lemon zest emerge.
Finish: Oakey smokeyness,lemon tart,then oak dryness.
Comment: Lemon notes add variety and illuminate the\raccompanying characteristics.
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