N: Pancake and biscuit sugars, [oloroso] sherry surely, toasted corn, honeyed shreddies,.. is it Macallan? Last year’s TBWC Macallan, batch 6 was very decent [Blog]. A little water sees this old timer more revived, leaping to a youthful savoury freshness and some onion-y peatiness.
T: Oaky-oily, more biscuit-y sherry action and with what seems like a grain lurking underneath - like a Port Dundas say. There’s no doubt in my mind it’s old juice, but is this malt or a blend? More PX-y now, though it was firmly oloroso on the nose.
F: A fairly quiet, creamy old & dry finish.
C: A treat, but these pushy finishes,… will it ever end? Sometimes it feels they are doing more harm than good. A clever person in the know reckons this is a blend from Yamazakura.Scores a B[-]