Big soft and gentle, but too sweet for me.
7 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Big and honeyed. Bitter chocolate, wet leather, walnut cold tea, tobacco, maple syrup.
Palate: Sweetly robust: baked banana, overripe honeyed fruit with a praline/hickory crunch.
Finish: Long and thick.
Comment: Big soft and gentle, but too sweet for me.
Nose: Fresh oak or even cedar. Box of chocolates.
Palate: Smooth. Sweet but not cloying. Impeccably clean, but full of flavour. Fudge. White chocolate. Deep. Long.
Finish: Crisp. Brandy-snaps. Ginger cookies.
Comment: With dessert, or after dinner. A lovely, soothing, whiskey.
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