A fine sherry bomb, great for the autumn season.
The Family Casks
Release IX, 1989, 22 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Aging tobacco, cedar wood humidors and seasoning logs. Big earthy tones\rand very autumnal. A little black tea.
Palate: Rich and lush with some dark fruits, cherries and blackberries. Big hit of\rsherry with the bitter sweetness of wood tannins.
Finish: Keeps going with dark fruit and chocolate.
Comment: A fine sherry bomb, great for the autumn season.
Nose: Earthy, mossy and murky. Given time, some macerated cherries and dark\rchocolate begin to emerge, alongside a healthy slurp of Pedro Ximinez.
Palate: Aged sherry, more cherries, some muscovado sugar, strong black espresso and liquorice root.
Finish: Lingering notes of moist, chewed cigar and sour cherries.
Comment: A monster, anyone with a strong aversion to bold, sherried whiskies should probably look away now.
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