Chewy and mellow. Great balance and elegance. Still a classic.
Kentucky Straight Bourbon
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Elegant, harmonious and soft. Runny honey, cherry, peach/apricot, butter icing/cream and fresh wild herbs.
Palate: Ripe, soft, creamy and fruit-filled: cherries and peaches in honey syrup with dusting of nutmeg and cinnamon.
Finish: Soft then crisps up.
Comment: Chewy and mellow. Great balance and elegance. Still a classic.
Nose: Slightly smoky. Toasty. Maple syrup.
Palate: Creamy. Nutty. flapjack. Dryish. Clean. Smooth.
Finish: Slightly fruity, winey (Muscat). Some acidity.
Comment: This famously smooth whisky seems slightly less sweet than I remember, especially in the nose and finish. Better balanced, but perhaps fractionally less distinctive.
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