A fresh sweet aroma greeted the Panel of cola cubes, pineapple chunks, wintergreen mints and to the delight of some - Campino yogurt and summer fruit hard candies (raspberry, blackcurrant and peach flavoured). Fizzy and tangy on the palate neat, it certainly kept us quiet for a while, just like putting a giant gobstopper in your mouth. When we added water on the nose herbal, slightly bittersweet aromas of tarragon and anise appeared next to white peach, citrus and wet rock whilst to taste a lot sweeter (gummy bears and jelly babies). Then in the finish a surprisingly refreshing, sweet, fruity mineralty.
Cask: Second-fill barrel Age: 8 years Date distilled: September 2010 Alcohol: 66.8% USA allocation: 60 bottles