Less complexity on the palate, but the nose can pop round for a visit anytime it likes.
Ealanta 19 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Wonderful soft brown sugar/dark toffee notes on the first sniff with rum steeped cherries, toffee apple and vanilla essence.
Palate: Oily and very nicely mouth coating, with malty brown bread, some salted butter, a return of the dark toffee and stewed fruits.
Finish: Malty, with drying overtones.
Comment: Less complexity on the palate, but the nose can pop round for a visit anytime it likes.
Nose: Like walking into an old church that has been closed for a while, musty books, polished pears, a lingering floral scent, velvet collection bags gathering dust. The oak is present, vanilla and golden caster sugar.
Palate: Sweet and oily with a big spicy edge too. Coconut milk and saffron, all \rspice and turmeric. Sherbet UFOs. Blackberry compote.
Finish: Sweet malt extract and drying in time.
Comment: Very intense stuff, one for pre dinner and a chat.
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