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Green Spot Château Léoville Barton Tasting notes and reviews

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Green Spot Château Léoville Barton

Brand
Green Spot
Expression
Château Léoville Barton
Type
Irish Whiskey ~ Pot Still
Abv
46.00%
Produced at
Old Midleton Distillery
Website
www.irishdistillers.ie/
Availability
Europe

Chris Goodrum

88
Nose
Coffeed with classic pot still hard graininess. Almost salty with a touch of sherried dried fruit adding sweetness. Slightly herbal with developing creamy vanilla notes.
Palate
Richer and juicier with barley and raisinated fruits. The pot still character is pretty hidden but attempts to assert itself. Subtle chocolate and citrus notes on the middle.
Finish
Long and grainy with a mouth-watering finish and slightly woody, mocha after-taste.
Comment
Enjoyable whiskey. The wood was a little intrusive on the palate, but the finish was superb.

Joel Harrison

94
Nose
Whipped brandy butter, freshly cut pine, some strawberry notes which evelop into a port-like nose. If you let this sit, it really comes to life. Rich, deep and inviting.
Palate
Woooo, just enjoy the ride. Delicate yet packed full of flavour, this is all summer fruits, thick spirit and Jelly Tots. Sweet yet not cloying. This is a real charmer.
Finish
Maybe the only slight let down is the mildly over-sweet finish.
Comment
Was aiming for the bullseye, landed in triple 20. That's just grand.
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