First Impression: Fannys Bay Barrel 13

[65.0%・NAS・Bottled in 2017・Official Bottling・Single Cask Release of 39 Bottles] Nose: The nose is on the spirit-y side but it has attained quite extensive cask characters with chocolate sauce and an abundance of grapes and blackcurrants whilst being herbal and dusty.   Palate & Finish: An explosion of sticky sweetness from the raisins and cola.  The…

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First Impression: Fannys Bay Barrel 10

[60.0%・NAS・Bottled in 2017・Official Bottling・Single Cask Release of 39 Bottles] Nose: A heavy “Australian Sherry cask” here, dark chocolate and raisins with the tone setting quite low.  Though at 60% and quite young the new make notes have been masked rather well by the alluring fragrance from the wood.  The dram captures the sweetness and acidity…

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