On the oakyside. Too old? Lacks subtleness.
Old Malt Cask
1975, 31 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Nose: Oak at first with a mix of sawdust and young oak sap.Then sweeter notes rise. Caramel,vanilla fudge.Distant.\rchicken broth.
Palate: Velvety,round. Spices cover sweet flavours and dry the palate. A hint of Marmite spread. Black pepper.\rRoasted hazelnuts.
Finish: Dry,somewhat grippy and astringent.\rOak speaks up.
Comment: On the oakyside. Too old? Lacks subtleness.
Nose: White chocolate/Milky Way and marshmallow.All very up and light, but there's a suggestion of age..a\rslightly brassy note.Steamed golden syrup pudding,vanilla and juicy fruits
Palate: Fresher and more floral than the nose. Pineapple,grapefruit and blossom.Lovely.
Finish: Those juicy soft fruits again.
Comment: Lovely. Has retained freshness (or taken a long time to get here.
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