Delicious. For a fortified wine cask lover who wants some extra oomph.
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Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Red wine and spicy sherry. Cinnamon, clove, and orange curd. Fresh blackcurrant and underripe cherry. Hints of sour cream and hot mash.
Palate: Medium. Malty fruitcake, with rich dates and baked figs. Vanilla-flecked Chantilly cream and toffee sauce. Hints of Armagnac and lemon juice. Multigrain hoop cereal. The fresh fruit notes brighten to raspberry.
Finish: Medium-long, on raisin and walnut malt loaf.
Comment: Delicious. For a fortified wine cask lover who wants some extra oomph.
Nose: Raspberry and blackcurrant fromage frais, toffee sauce, tamarind, delicate gingerbread, and burnt brown bread.
Palate: Light-medium. Toffee cake, baked red apple tart with lots of brown sugar, roasted pine nuts, wholemeal bread, and smoked butter. Subtle citrus peels and a herbal note of rosemary and thyme.
Finish: Medium. A sweet and creamy coffee note emerges.
Comment: Cake and coffee – can’t go wrong with that.
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