High maintenance. Beneath that sleek exterior beats a hard, one dimensional heart.
No age statement
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Great maturity. Nail varnish, lacquer. Velvety with some nuttiness (walnut/cashew). Glossy.
Palate: Starts sweetly enough, then grips. Lacks complexity and breadth.
Finish: Firm. Hard.
Comment: High maintenance. Beneath that sleek exterior beats a hard, one dimensional heart.
Nose: Old, gingery mulling spices and an exotic musky spice. Spiced apple compote, honey and a background sherbety zip. Faint chlorine and vanilla.
Palate: Lemon, orange sherbet, nutmeg and dry spice. Slightly waxy.
Finish: Woody, dry/bitter complexity.
Comment: Clearly old, and pleasant enough but slightly muted.
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