Nothing to cheer up tastebuds. Water saves the nose but does not help palate. A pale image of Ledaig.
No age statement
Islands (Non Islay)
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Fresh sawdust. Butyric. Slightly rancid. Varnish. Vanilla comes through with difficulty. Citrussy touch. Much nicer with water.
Palate: Sweet and round. Peppermint. Wood. A bit watery on mid-palate.
Finish: Short, very dry. Tangy.
Comment: Nothing to cheer up tastebuds. Water saves the nose but does not help palate. A pale image of Ledaig.
Nose: Seems very young. Tarry rope, sacking. Understated.
Palate: Gentle peatiness covering crisp malt. Decent structure. A sweet start. The peat is light and sits in the centre of the mouth.
Comment: The nose doesn't promise much but the palate delivers well.
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