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"If it's not good enough to drink slowly, then it's not worth drinking"

Five Connoiseur's Choice minis

 14 May 2005  

Banff 1974: Musty, peaty and also fruity nose; in­ter­est­ing, quite nice fruity/peaty palate but the finish disappoints with an off note or two (81 p) (bottled late nineties)

Benromach 1972: Slightly bitter nose with notes of sherry and dried fruit; nice, rich, spicy, a little oaky palate with notes of sherry and ginger (81 p) (bottled mid nineties)

Caperdonich 1968: Nice nose with a note of sherry; very nice, clean, bal­anced, medium-sherried palate; nice, slowly fading finish (86 p) (bottled mid nineties)

Millburn 1971: Very nice nose with vanilla and tropical fruit. The palate is richer and a little woody, with more fruit and a hint of peat. The finish is a little off, however (82 p) (bottled mid nineties)

Mosstowie 1975: Very nice fruitiness and a light fresh sherry character on the nose; the palate is richer, spicier with honey and fruit (86 p) (bottled mid nineties)

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