53.447 The edge of midnight

53.447 The edge of midnight

$299.00 inc. GST

45 in stock

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Description

Gorgeously sweet and syrupy peat aromas at first nosing, it was an immediate hit with the Panel. With a little time we also found gallons of natural tar extract, iodine drops, bacon jam and smoky black coffee aromas. The sweetness of long-aged PX sherry mixed with hessian, cocoa and peat embers in a sooty hearth – just gorgeous! With water it became superbly resinous and aromatic, giving off intricate notes of sawn rosewood, smoked paprika, homemade spiced ketchup, lanolin and herbal cough syrups. A waft of pure peat smoke from a kiln. The palate had plumes of damp wood smoke, dusty coal embers, sweet peat smoke, BBQ sauce, chilli glaze and root beer cordial, followed by more iodine, antiseptic, eucalyptus oils and salted liquorice. Water brought out complex hardwood resins, dried herbs, cured meats, tart red fruits and long-aged balsamic vinegar. Gorgeously earthy, peaty and deeply complex, this is a dram to savour deep into the night …

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