A cousin of the previous sample? Maybe creamier and softer though.\rBut there is still a gap between nose and palate.
1989, 20 Years Old, The Fruit Bowl
Year of Bottling
Nose: Fragrant. An apple orchard on a warm autumn day. A mix of flowery and fruity notes. Apple compote with vanilla. Gets creamier on time.
Palate: Smooth, velvety. A sweet honey and vanilla profile. More apples. Drying on\ran astringent note.
Finish: Dry with a spicy touch. Astringent.
Comment: A cousin of the previous sample? Maybe creamier and softer though.\rBut there is still a gap between nose and palate.
Nose: Apple blossom and honey. Some softer fruits, pears, melon and a touch\rof peach. Bags of creams oak.
Palate: Soft and gentle. Sweeter with more tropical fruit. Almost orange juice with\ra little nutmeg spice.
Finish: Lingers with the spices building.
Comment: Not as well balanced as it could be. The elements need more time to mellow and develop together.
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