Sunday, 3 February 2013
Balblair 1986 (cask 12648) (G&M 24yo)
Bottling: Gordon & MacPhail
Cask: Refill Sherry Hogshead
Mint Chocolate, Honey, Fruit Cake. Tobacco, and boot polish.
Mint Chocolate. Sherry. Jersey Cream.
Medium Finish. Mint Chocolate yet again. Dairy Fudge and a little Ginger as well.
One of the few sherried malts which does not offend my nose with sulphur notes. Not too complex a profile with the flavours being quite distinct. Very easy drinking with the 50% ABV but could do with being a bit stronger on the palate for me.