A young Ileach, close to the new make. The cask has not imparted much. But a clean dram. Refreshing and tonic.
Berrys' Own Selection
Islay Reserve Blended Malt
No age statement
Nose: Grassy. Drying hay with a musty hint. Running honey. Distant smoke. In\rtime, creosote aromas fill the glass. The kiln the day after.
Palate: Sweet and silky. A caressing feel. The same grassy profile. Cereal, vanilla and can be a bit fizzy.
Finish: Grassy with a smoky aftertaste.
Comment: A young Ileach, close to the new make. The cask has not imparted much. But a clean dram. Refreshing and tonic.
Nose: Like standing at the harbour's edge. Has a smoky and medicinal quality but\rsome soft fruit is here.
Palate: That coal tar soap edge cuts through the spices. Malty notes pervade and\rthat sweet fruit note comes through.
Finish: Smoked and short.
Comment: Should please the Islay fans, has all the right pieces in the right place.
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