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Average critic rating : 95.5 points
Nose: there are gristy, vanilla notes... but these cower as the peat begins to grasp hold of the situation and ushers in the spice. Taste: sensuously soft, sweet and oily: a little gristiness returns but the spices are prominent; a think layer of ulmo honey breaks free of the smoke. Finish: an elegant finish allowing all parties an even say. Vanilla and caramel naturally complete the tale, though not before high class marzipan makes its welcome mark. The smoke lingers contentedly and without threat. Balance: I may be wrong, but I have a feeling that hen the nose and flavour profile was being constructed, a little extra smoke than first planned was added. seems that way by the manner in which the phenols just pip up a little louder than it first seems... 46%
FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.
For deliveries into Hong Kong, we offer a dedicated air and sea service.
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Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
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IN BOND AND DUTY PAID DELIVERY TO STORAGE ACCOUNTS:
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Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
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