Perfectly pleasant but very light in flavours.
No age statement
Republic of Ireland
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Flowery, herbal.
Palate: Very light. Fresh.
Finish: Hint of liquorice-like sherry.
Comment: Perfectly pleasant but very light in flavours.
Nose: Unusually sherried for a Cooley blend; sweet blackcurrant jelly fruit. Pretty decent malt involvement, grapey and firm grain. Impressive.
Palate: Immensely rich, fruity and chewy by Cooley standards. Fine malt sweetness balances oaky dryness.
Finish: An oaky buzz sits well with the sweeter remnants of the fruit and malt. Slightly roasted.
Comment: Wonderfully balanced and quite chewy. Has shifted its shape a little: the spice now starts earlier and fizzles out before the finish.
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