Well balanced. It feels indulgent without being too rich.
The Powerscourt Distillery
No age statement
Republic of Ireland
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Softly whipped cream. Warm spice of cinnamon and nutmeg. Tart apple and banana chips. Caramelised pineapple and coconut macaroon. Hints of warm wort and white wine.
Palate: Medium. Apple and blackcurrant crumble. Dark muscovado sugar, date, and toasted shaved coconut. A hint of roasted mushroom. Coffee cream-filled dark chocolates.
Finish: Medium. Very dark chocolate and fresh cherry juice. Later, digestive biscuit.
Comment: Well balanced. It feels indulgent without being too rich.
Nose: Vanilla pod, popcorn, and honey-glazed granola. A little peach yoghurt. Gingerbread with cinnamon and nutmeg. Freshly baked brown bread and butter, kiwi fruit, lemon zest, and jackfruit.
Palate: Medium-light. Kiwi, jackfruit, and delicate citrus: lemon, lime, and clementine. Vanilla cream, iced doughnut, and subtle chocolate fudge brownie.
Finish: Delicate almond notes join vanilla for a medium-short finish.
Comment: Balanced, smooth, and with enough complexity to make it worth picking up at the right price.
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