For an allegedly light malt, the flavours sing through but, as the dark colour suggests, there really is too much wood.
1979, Sherry Cask
No age statement
Nose: Salt and oak.
Palate: Vanilla, toffee, oil, salt.
Finish: Dry, gingery, spicy, woody.
Comment: For an allegedly light malt, the flavours sing through but, as the dark colour suggests, there really is too much wood.
Nose: The Hyde to the Bourbon barrel's Jekyll. The cleanest, deepest sherry aroma you could ever pray for offering subtle spices and delicate malt. To die for.
Palate: Massively chewy with sherry making all the play. The malty background is off-key by comparison but the nutty, plummy fruit-cake tones win through.
Finish: Medium length and massively fruity.
Comment: An immensely drinkable malt that is the alter ego to its sibling cask.
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