Nose: Fresh and rather leafy – apricots are joined by tomato plants, greenhouse vines and dried soils. In the background, rich tea and caramel wafer biscuits with a dollop of whipped cream. Reduction adds citrus oils and gentle waxes as well as planed wood and cracked black pepper.
Taste: The arrival is biscuit forward – digestive crumbs and crumble mix with shaved milk and white chocolate and cashew nuttiness. The mid-palate reveals orange peels and white pepper together with more interesting herbalness – basil, sage and sun-dried leaves and vines. Dilution expresses rolled pastry whilst also emphasising the cask much more prominently – big pepperiness and with a substantially more drying palate.
Finish: Medium to long, boiled vegetables, chopped leafy greens and moist soils.
A Glencadam which ably combines bakery notes with a curious vein of green leafiness. Despite falling in the Young & Spritely category, I find there’s plenty of depth and interest here. An opening dram, but an adventurous one. Good stuff.
But don't take our word for it..
We don't have any links to other reviews for this bottle. Let us know if you have one. Click here
Thank you for adding your link. We will review your link within 48 hours.