SMWS 2.128 – Navy Strength Sherry
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Profile: Deep, Rich & Dried Fruits
Cask Type: 1st Fill Ex-Oloroso Butt
Date: 15 March 2007
Outturn: 590 Bottles
Full SMWS Tasting Notes & Video
Classic aromas of hazelnuts, roasted chestnuts and raisins created a familiar mix with cinnamon, nutmeg and bruised apples. Then tobacco and soft leather merged with dried herbs before the palate brought a rich and spicy sweetness. Flavours took us from almonds, walnuts and coconut husk to dried orange and burnt toffee in a matchbox.
Water accentuated oxidized apple and pear fruit but now with prunes, dates and a puff of incense smoke. Oily textures of jamón now wrapped around rum and raisin fudge while sweet cereals combined with ginger, cloves and a touch of peppermint on a finish of dry stone fruits and firm tannins.
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