Bladnoch 16 year old Sherry Cask 55%


Bladnoch 16 year old Sherry Cask 55%

Sherry Butt 2607

A deep, leafy, nutty, sherry monster. Amazingly pure with Amontillado-esque green nuts and salt. Somewhere beneath the casks aromas some deep honey, walnuts, dates and stewed figs can be detected. Excellent, clean sherry butt. I can even detect a smidgen of perfumed Bladnoch spirt. The palate pretty much mirrors the nose. There is quiet a bit of wood tannins as expected and a hint of candied rose petal marc on the middle. The finish is masked by its piquant alcohol. A drop of water brings out a lovely orange note on the nose and softens the palate. It is now so juicy and honeyed with a lovely seam of barley and the sweetness offsets the bitter tannins. Great balance and length with a slight candied finish.

A superb sherry cask with just enough distillery character poking through, as long as you know where to look.

Notes supplied by Chris

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