A superb balance and richness. Luscious bouquet, satisfying and flavoursome.
17 Years Old
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Biscuity. Citrussy. Orange marmalade. A touch of rancio. Earthy mushrooms. Damp cellar. A delicate complexity. Smoky wood.
Palate: Velvety, oily. Enveloping sweetness, releasing jammy flavours of orange and ginger marmalade and plum jam. Ginger biscuits.
Finish: Lingering, warm and rich. Refreshing note of liquorice in the back.
Comment: A superb balance and richness. Luscious bouquet, satisfying and flavoursome.
Nose: Huge and meaty: truffle/dried shiitake mushroom heading into balsamic/rancio territory. Becomes sooty with roast chestnut, burning leaves, graphite. Mature.
Palate: Strangely flat and lacking in energy. Everything is well ordered but lacks life. Bit flat spices palate is ordered but lack energy.
Finish: Mature, slightly earthy.
Comment: Sweet-ish, sour-ish, savoury-ish, dry-ish...it's just a bit...ish.
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