A wonderful combination of sweet and smoke.
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Nose: Huge alcohol washes through first, a little water reveals more of the wood influence. Drying hardwood, that sweet, almost creamy hit you get from the woodshed, a little smoke and coconut.
Palate: Still gives you plenty of those wood notes, but now there is some flavourful fresh wood too, apple and pecan wood chips. More orchard fruit with a little sweet chilli spice too.
Finish: A slow burner but as it dries it is quite clean and cleansing.
Comment: A wonderful combination of sweet and smoke.
Nose: Green wood, tree sap and fresh wood shavings. Sour kiwi lurks beneath the abv, while water releases a more toasted oak quality.
Palate: Lots of new oak, all spice and pine needles. Add water for sweetness and vanilla, gooseberry and green apple skin with a touch of black pepper spice.
Finish: Fragrant and piney, but with a wisp of smoke and soot.
Comment: Needless to say, you might want to add water.
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