Aged: 21 years
Product of: United Kingdom
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Review and Tasting
Sampled on 16/03/2012
Clear, golden amber with a slight green tinge and burnished copper highlights.
Sooty seaweed and freshly sawn white wood with a touch of linseed oil and appealing lightly smoked sappy wood, chocolate profiterole and faint orange oils.
You’ll need to add a splash of water to open but go easy or you’ll drown this beauty. Generous, smoky, buttery oak with stewed fruit and vegetal notes, invigorated by ginger biscuit, a spray of sweet orange oils and rich dark chocolate.
Delicately smoked cedar and cigar box with hints of hazelnut. Not as easy and sweet as HP18 but with patient watering HP21 is equally rewarding.