|Ho-cheng Yao||Light yellow, lovely floral note, honey, malty sweet, fruity (citrus, pear), some spice and and quite clear vanilla. a very nice SP. powerful and clean. This one was relased around 1995 and seems only for the Taiwanese market. |
|Keith Wood||Glass: Classic Malt
- Colour: Pale yellow
- Nose: Sweet grassy brasso? Wow, I really didn't expect this at all but yes it's sweet with an overriding grassiness and a suggestion of brasso. The grassy brasso fades quickly to be replaced by a developing floral woodiness and something quite citrus .... pineapple with a salty and lightly smoky background. What a delight.
- Palate: Definite pineapple, in fact I'm reminded of those boiled pineapple sweets filled with sherbert (sherbert pineapple drops?) from my childhood. Is that a hint of ginger too? There's lots happening here and it's all good, in fact it's very alive. Is that now a faint hint of peatiness too?
- Finish: Almost never-ending, thankfully!
- Overall Impression: Magnifique. "Great"? Sure is. |
|Oliver Klimek||Colour: Dark straw -
Nose: Candied orange and lemon zest, candle wax, vanilla, hints of ginger and a gentle waft of sea air turning into a breeze with a few drops of water added. -
Palate: Mild but noticeable peat, orange zest, hints of other topical fruit, liquorice, vanilla, honey, dried herbs, ginger, white pepper and so much more.. -
Finish: Very very long, with lingering flavours refusing to fade. -
Overall: What can you say? It?s magnificent. It has that hard to find quality to be both mild and strong at the same time. |