Glen Grant Distillery
After a nose that can only be described as 'hairy'
Berrys' Own Selection
Berry Bros. & Rudd
1972, 33 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Nose: Forceful and pungent. Fresh fruits. Seems to have good age and a certain exoticism. Water accentuates this sandalwood note.
Palate: Great intensity of flavour and pretty hot without water, the addition of which calms things, shows some nuttiness but also exposing a little too much grippy wood. Lacks flavour impact.
Finish: A little nutty bitterness.
Comment: After a nose that can only be described as 'hairy'
Nose: Mandarin, varnished oak and marzipan. Chocolate orange and some pear. With a little time some musty, damp vegetation notes appear which are not unpleasant. Mint toffee too.
Palate: Lots of orange, milk chocolate and some sappy oak. The texture begins sweet and syrupy but is quickly dried out by the wood.
Finish: Mouth-drying, slightly astringent oakiness.
Comment: The oak borders on intrusive at times, but just managed to restrain itself.
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