Not a huge fan of the nose, it must be said, but the more time you let this to develop, the goods are definitely delivered.
Sherry Edition No.1
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Natural gas? Actually given a bit of time in the glass, more of a paraffin note emerges with some lingering spice and a little spirit.
Palate: Unfortunately a little thin and bitter on the palate, backed up with some spice and the surprising emergence of some wine/vanilla soaked pears.
Finish: This develops very nicely into a malty chocolate box of a dram, with some excellent length.Surprising indeed.
Comment: Not a huge fan of the nose, it must be said, but the more time you let this to develop, the goods are definitely delivered.
Nose: Oaky, with a butyric note. Damp cellar. Slowly opening on fruit aromas. Greengage jam. The butyric note steps back.
Palate: Sweet at first then some gripping oak and a spice bite. Rum custard in the back. Still a butyric touch.
Finish: Dry, warm with a bitter edge.
Comment: This whisky needs time to fully express itself. Oak is prevailing which makes the whisky unbalanced.
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