Gets there in the end but you have to work for it.
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: An almost but not quite sort of a nose, with Jaffa cake jelly fruit in the credit box, and something doughy slightly resinous and broody on the downside.
Palate: The orange theme is there, a touch of grapefruit before a wave of savoury\rpepper, and a hot and sour note.
Finish: The spiciest part of the whole shebang with a not altogether pleasant and\rlingering after-taste.
Comment: Gets there in the end but you have to work for it.
Nose: Toasty warm with chocolate, honey and a clean, crisp maltiness. Though\rfresh, scented and aromatic, water brings out crystallised ginger
Palate: Very sweet, smooth and balanced. All the notes on the nose plus preserved\rlemon and a lightly concentrated, curranty mid-palate with a slick of\rrunny toffee.
Finish: There's a pause and then you get a complete rerun of the experience.
Comment: Good presence and a sumptuous palate.
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