Sunday, December 5, 2010

Karuizawa Exceed Aged 12 Years

Review by Nonjatta contributor - Dramtastic:

Karuizawa Exceed Aged 12 Years. 40 percent alcohol
Nose: Clean and fresh. Grassy notes, along with pear, orange, golden syrup, salt and varnish
Palate: The mouth feel is clean, with pepper, new leather, orange chocolate, toffee and a hint of smoke.
Finish: Medium length with marmalade, pepper; grassy at the start, then adds mint, toffee and fresh cut timber.
General comment: This is a nice, refreshing Karuizawa and a welcome counterpoint to this distillery's often full-on style.

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