Another often dismissed distillery comes out swinging.
Boutique Barrels Sherry J1
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Autumnal with lots of chanterelle/truffle, violet and rancio. The deep decayed concentration drifts into soy, and dense fruits. Fungal and funky with a feral foxy touch. [that's enough alliteration: Ed] Mature.\r
Palate: Dense and fruity concentrated with mulberry jam. The buzz of alcohol\renhances the mystery. A big, rich bruiser that's rooted in the earth.
Finish: Big fat raisin. Sweet.
Comment: Another often dismissed distillery comes out swinging.
Nose: Oaky. Sap, freshly sawed wood. New leather. Developing on praline and\rtoffee. With water, opens on outdoors fragrances. Moss, touch of vetiver.
Palate: Dry. Wood immediately takes the lead and displays astringent notes\rinterlaced with liquorice.
Finish: Very dry. Burning
Comment: One could expect more smoothness and refined character from a 17 Years\rOld. The bitterness is quite invading but not inviting.
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