Another belter from Yoichi. Good stuff.
1986, 22 Years Old, Heavily Peated
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Peat takes its time to filter through temple spices,burnt heather and warmed leather. A hint of bitter olive as well.
Palate: Warm and earthy. Slightly coal dusty with sumptuous cake and dried fruit notes.
Finish: Takes its time to show its true colours.
Comment: Another belter from Yoichi. Good stuff.
Nose: Orange zest,incense and peat smoke. A shrine on Islay.Fleshy fruits,black olive with assertive smoke,buddleia, hardtoffee and roasting sweet spice. The balsamic note suggests age.
Palate: Big smoke and a solid mix of fruit cake and tarred twine. Substantial and complex,though needing a touch of water to show it's got a gentle and fruity side.
Finish: A smooth build-up of all the complexities on the palate.
Comment: Refined,bold but elegant. Buy one.
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