A decent dram that has been well looked after and thought through from distillation to maturation.
Milk & Honey Distillery
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Soft and very fruity, but more a fruit compote than fresh fruit, plenty of apple, pear and redcurrants here. A little dark treacle lurks with dark chocolate digestive biscuits.
Palate: Lots of dried fruit and nut layers here, ranging from roasted apples to the sweet edge of raspberries with cream and meringue. A little wood tannin.
Finish: Dries gently with those wood tannins gripping and sweetness slowly fading.
Comment: A decent dram that has been well looked after and thought through from distillation to maturation.
Nose: Beautiful wine character with aromas of molasses, sticky strawberry jam and overripe figs, but with a crunchy malt element.
Palate: Light and fresh despite the jammy nose. Fresh fruits – strawberries and juicy grapes, then comes along a malty and musty floor character.
Finish: Strawberry jelly, red wine and a hint of charred oak.
Comment: Really well balanced. Excellent use of wine casks to mature a young spirit.
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