1970 Sandeman

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1970 Sandeman

Post by AHB » 22:27 Fri 23 May 2014

One of the two bottles on show was very smelly. This note is based on the good bottle.

Very pale brown, 10% opaque. Soft on the nose showing very little. Gentle and soft on entry, mostly brown sugar. Slow to develop but eventually shows a mature fruit spiciness. Neutral aftertaste but a soft length of nutskins and raisins. 87/100. Drunk 23-Apr-14
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