A young cracker. Don't pass this up.
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Nose: Direct and phenolic. Frying bacon fat, cabbage, silage, fish boxes, damp coal bunker. Some lifted citric notes, camomile. Smoke.
Palate: Young with real power and attack. The smoke appears from half way but is balanced by a sweet centre. Oily, rich, even salty (oops!).
Finish: Smoky bacon, camomile, clove.
Comment: A young cracker. Don't pass this up.
Nose: Fresh and nutty, raw green vegetables and phenols.
Palate: Toffee, cooking oil and insistent smoke.
Finish: Almost herbal, with increasing peat reek.
Comment: Bold, well-balanced example, most drinkable.
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