My Tasting Notes:
Colour: Bright gold
Nose: Smoked ham, fireplace, slightly medicinal with a hint of citrus.
Palate: Dry peat, lime, vanilla, a bit of ginger, slightly salty but also a bit sweet.
Finish: Long, smoky and spicy
Overall: It’s hard to pin it down, but I am not utterly convinced by this old version of the Smokehead. The nose is great, but on the palate the different flavours feel more like unconnected bits and pieces instead of being a harmonic ensemble. Given the high price tag, I am mildly disappointed.
Rating: 83/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$
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