The alcohol bite is assertive, on the nose as on the palate. And water does not make it much more palatable.
37 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Nose: Grassy, herbal. Orange like in Cointreau. Candied angelica. Oatcakes. A touch of caramelised demerara sugar.
Palate: Very spirity and tangy. A note of corked spirit and must.
Finish: Spicy, liquoriced.
Comment: The alcohol bite is assertive, on the nose as on the palate. And water does not make it much more palatable.
Nose: Mature notes: dunnage warehouse, discreet nuttiness. Water brings out its real substance. Oily and strangely, funkily, sweet.
Palate: Extremely sweet: elderflower and icing sugar, milk chocolate. With water, orange Spangles, pink marshmallow. Light grip.
Finish: Medium, oaky.
Comment: It's in the twilight of its autumn, but has subtle complexity and less of the overt sweetness that old grains usually exhibit.
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