A still beautiful dram but it seems to have lost some muscles with the time. The nose remains intriguing and rich.
17 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Intense. A beautiful display of balsamic scents. Cedar.Pine essence. Freshly polished oak floor. Liquorice root. Pot pourri. Cinnamon tea. Atmospheric
Palate: Soft, silky. Oak prevails but not in an assertive way. Well balanced although it seems to have passed its peak. A certain weakness at mid palate
Finish: Soft, slightly tired.
Comment: A still beautiful dram but it seems to have lost some muscles with the time. The nose remains intriguing and rich.
Nose: Perfumed: anise, furniture polish, mures/blackberry, candied peel. Heady and sweet, the opens into sweet wood(cedar),then rose and a dry roasted spiciness. Cognac like.
Palate: Dusty. Cinnamon balls exploding in the mouth. Citrus balanced by deep sweet power, cherry stone and light leather.
Finish: Long. Coconut. Marasco, sweet spice.
Comment: A deeply classy bourbon. Recommended.
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