A nice fresh feel. But alcohol is not tamed. Water cools it down but takes the zesty kick away.
Aged 19 Years, Single Cask
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Perfumy. Citrus fruit. Tangerine and seville orange. Flower honey. Oatcakes.
Palate: Tangy. Alcohol dominates. Sherbety. Spices dance on the tongue. Smoother with water.
Finish: Very spicy, keeps spirity.
Comment: A nice fresh feel. But alcohol is not tamed. Water cools it down but takes the zesty kick away.
Nose: Sweet and luscious, creamy. Some sultana, some toasted malt, pine nut, bread and a charred note. Shows maturity.
Palate: Surprisingly firm, grippy backbone after such a soft appealing nose. Shows some age along with orange, honey. Soft, long and full.
Finish: Sweet spices.
Comment: Very good, but not quite the great balance of the last three.
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