A rich character which does not seem to allow the sauternes cask leave its sweet print. It shows through with water however. Broad, complex and enjoyable.
1993, Sauternes Finish
No age statement
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Resiny. Rich. Complex. Exotic spices. Nutmeg, long peppercorn. Opens on luscious dessert notes. Plum pudding.
Palate: Crisp, lively. A burst of spices sweeps away cooked plums and raisins. Chocolate but as the Aztec would drink it: mixed with chilli.
Finish: Dry, long. Liquorice.
Comment: A rich character which does not seem to allow the sauternes cask leave its sweet print. It shows through with water however. Broad, complex and enjoyable.
Nose: Lush and rich.Has faint incense notes with a little Christmas cake as well.
Palate: Loads of dark chocolate and dried fruit come through. Hints of sweetness lurk as do spices.
Finish: Dries leaving that spiced note.
Comment: Great for a dessert whisky especially with a dark chocolate pudding. Sauternes is still here but not that dominant.
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