My Tasting Notes:
Colour: Dark amber
Nose: Honey, stewed apples, orange zest, polished wood, toffee, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Palate: Stewed apples, caramel, orange zest, dried banana and nutmeg, slighty tannic.
Finish: Long, fruity and spicy.
Overall: A very fine dram, nicely balanced and not too woody.
Rating: 87/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$
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Scored blind for the Malt Maniacs Awards 2012 where it won a bronze medal, re-tasted for notes