Inviting colour. The aroma implied a richness and complexity that the palate successfully delivered.
10 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Summer pudding (juicy red berries, sponge cake). Dark chocolate with freeze-dried raspberries. Plum sauce and crispy duck skin. Dark muscovado sugar. Brazil nuts. Crunchy crème brûlée top.
Palate: Medium. Sticky toffee pudding packed with dates. Meaty fried mushrooms and plum sauce. Dark chocolate ganache, raspberry, fluffy pancakes and maple syrup. Eucalyptus and candied ginger.
Finish: Medium-long, on toffee sauce and liquorice.
Comment: Inviting colour. The aroma implied a richness and complexity that the palate successfully delivered.
Nose: Butterscotch, buttermilk pancakes, fromage frais, fresh blueberry and maple syrup. Lemon zest and fresh orange juice. Base notes of both tea cake (currant cake with baking spices) and Tunnock’s teacake (marshmallow, milk chocolate and biscuit).
Palate: Medium. Well-integrated orchard and stone fruit: stewed red apples, pears and plums, with fresh apricot and nectarine. A sweet, delicate cereal note underneath like honey-nut frosted flake cereal.
Finish: Medium. Fresh apricot and cereal.
Comment: Oodles of fruity malt. Good fun and lots to love.
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