A dram you admire first, then love.
10 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Intriguing; green tea, dry grasses, floral. Sappy note, sandalwood, ginger snaps, lemon verbena. About to burst into life. Water softens it, but too much kills the spiky aromatics.
Palate: Seemingly light, but complex. Almost sugary start, solid mid-palate with a lovely oily feel. Slightly austere (which I like).
Finish: Dry, soft, oily, moreish.
Comment: A dram you admire first, then love.
Nose: Aromatic. Fruity. Dry. Leafy.
Palate: Sweet-and-dry. Seems to warm up as flavours develop. Chocolate limes.
Finish: Cilantro. Leafy. Herbal.
Comment: Teaninich seems to have become more fruity and herbal over the years. And thinner. Or is it me who has become fatter?
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