The oak dominates a bit too much for me.
Aged 35 Years
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Lemon, honey and ginger. Quite floral, spring blossom, some jasmine and\rthen cherry bakewell. Werthers toffee, caramel and buttered burnt toast.
Palate: Menthol and liquorice. With water becomes sweeter with marzipan, damp wood, orange liqueur, lots of dried fruit. Then the slightest hint of smoke.
Finish: Quite spicy with undertones of leather.
Comment: The oak dominates a bit too much for me.
Nose: Big farmyard notes, hay barns, saddle leather, tack rooms, melting butter,\rroasted apples and gathering spiced notes.
Palate: Big with sweet creamy oak, mint fudge. Cola and bitter laced sugar cubes, fizzy strawberry sweets. A herbal, green leaf edge.
Finish: Warm and spicy.
Comment: They keep finding some wonderful stock, another fine example.
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