I'm normally a fan of Dalmore, this doesn't do it for me.
15 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Reddish colour.Slightly hard and baked with juicy fruits behind. Relaxes into steamed syrup pudding and dark fruits,but this hard edge knocks it back.
Palate: Summer fruits/summer pudding. Another which is sweet on top but tight underneath (needs time for these elements to work together). Just not knitted.
Finish: Dull and lacks life.
Comment: I'm normally a fan of Dalmore, this doesn't do it for me.
Nose: A slight butyric note to start then some boiled vegetables (parsnips?). Getting better on time. Caramelised apples. A touch of curcuma.
Palate: Round,a bit soft. Good structure though. Cooked pears in puff pastry. Develops a nice spicy feel on the tongue. Nutmeg and cinnamon.
Finish: Pleasantly spicy and fruity.
Comment: A bad start on the nose but makes up for it on the palate. A few drops of water bring out more toffee notes. Quite enjoyable in the end !
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