Staff Tasting Notes
Nose: Chocolate Hazelnut spread, salt. A big smoky hug with hints of raisins and more particularly Xmas pudding.
Palate: Initially sweet and quite rich with some full bodied dark chocolate notes. Linseed oil, smoky candyfloss and skittles were all found after a while.
Finish: Old bookshelves and smoked cheese! Just the right amount of smoke and BBQ notes. Still very delicate and balanced. Wooly sweaters and a fireplace anyone?
Comment: Truly wonderful, a new staff favourite right here.
Official Tasting Notes
Nose: It has an intense Sherry nose with heaps of stewed apple, pear and delightful vanilla pod aromas... delicious toasted malt aromas develop and complement an underlying menthol edge.
With Water: it’s fabulous, with initial hints of beeswax polish and peat smoke, followed by sweeter aromas developing with ripe banana and kiwi bound together by honey.
Palate: There’s cracked black pepper with juicy fresh strawberry and raspberry, hints of orange peel and milk chocolate combine with a delicate smoky edge.
With Water: Roll it around your palate and enjoy the sweet and salty effect with ripe banana and blackcurrant flavours. Notice the emerging creamy milk chocolate edge with a long rich finish of lingering subtle smokiness and bonfire embers.