Difficult to sense the sauternes cask influence. Maybe some added sweetness but the aromas are not precise. A pleasant dram though.
10 Years Old
Nose: Oaky. Fresh oak, sawdust. Medlars. Dry apple skin. Hint of shoe polish. Touch of apricot. Digestive biscuit. A faint sulphur note.
Palate: Smooth and round. Oak is better integrated than on the nose. Butterscotch. A slight salty note. Touch of marshmallow.
Finish: Sweet and slightly spicy.
Comment: Difficult to sense the sauternes cask influence. Maybe some added sweetness but the aromas are not precise. A pleasant dram though.
Nose: Bags of fresh cut oak at the front. Just a hint of apricot and dried fruit. Slightly malty with a suggestion of matchbox.
Palate: The oak drops back to reveal a caramel and creamy note.
Finish: Spiced and delightful.
Comment: A decent dram indeed but the sauternes influence seems to be definitely on the back seat.
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