Though lighter than most, is balanced and harmonious.
12 Years Old, Special Reserve
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Light and almost dusty. Dried mango, cocoa, parma violet, fruit, spiced peach, (Fry's) Turkish Delight. Light but elegant.
Palate: Almost Cognac-like. Light grip, touch of honey, spicy oak, light tobacco leaf. Slick with good flow and feel. Rounded and balanced.
Finish: Dry, tingling.
Comment: Though lighter than most, is balanced and harmonious.
Nose: Vanilla. Creamy. Fruit dessert topping. Mandarin?
Palate: Lightly malty. Lingering. Citrus. Tangerine peels.
Finish: Slightly bitter, balancing dryness. Tangerine zest.
Comment: Well balanced. Easy to drink. Not especially complex.
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