Balblair – 1975 – 2nd Release – Tasting Notes


Nose
Prunes, apple, citrus, darker wood, toffee, coconut, cinnamon, wintery spices. But also fresh and sweet, and chocolate, pistachio, leather. Just keeps coming…

Palate
Vanille, warm, christmaspudding, fruity, nuts, raisin, creamy, sugared fruit, honey, tropical fruits. Layer after layer, oh my….

Finish
That finish is so nice, long and warm. A dram full of layers this one, a challenge! Overripe bananas mouthfeel, liquirish on the finish, and brownies.

Score
9 out of 10

“It is sitting on a beach with your love, cuddling a bit, and enjoying the company besides the bonfire, just enjoying life! You can’t stop smiling…” 


Tasting scores explained a bit. It all depends on the moment, ambiance etc, but to have a guideline for my own preferences. This differs for each person… See my wish list in the menu above to see what I prefer the most at the moment.

No,no,no
<5 Maybe need to taste again, but would not end up in the collection, depends of the matter of between 1 and 5 how fast I will try it again.
5-6  It’s a maybe, but not very enthusiastic about it. Can drink it, but if I have a choice I will choose something different. Don’t have to wake me up for these.
6-7  I like, but they just miss something on the taste, finish, depth of flavours ect to make this something wow! Love to have a dram sometimes of that but buy a whole bottle? Mhmm… not sure…
7-8 Well, you can start waking me up for these, more depth, these I would love to add to my collection
8-9 With these I would love to sit for a while and just enjoy, and slowly, very slowly enjoy these. These I would absolutely love in my collection, but sadly not always in my price range. 
9-10 Well, what can I say, just wow…… No words to describe it. Wake me up now!!
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