Arran Moscatel Cask Finish

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Release of 5730 bottles matured in Moscatel de Setubal sherry casks.

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Aroma: dried fruits, wood polish notes. Strong one, begs for water. Ripe fruits, cereals. With water honey and malt comes in.
Palate: sweet, spicy. Wood polish, eucalyptus and orange jam with spices. Bit too dry. Peanuts, liquorice. With water becomes very sweet and it overwhelms other notes a lot - just a bit of honey and spices remain. Finish: dry, bit dull, with spices and peanut notes.
Comment: water makes it very sweet. Aroma is nice, body is bit weak and needs bit more of maturatity.


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