Dram Review: Tasmanian Independent Bottlers Redlands Distillery Cask TIB RD 001

[48.4%・NAS・Bottled in 2017・Tasmanian Independent Bottlers Bottling・Cask TIB RD 001・Single Cask Release] Nose: Quite young and vibrant; green grapes, wet grass, fresh lime intermix with roasted barley and almond butter. Palate & Finish: Condensed dry muscat grape sweetness, nothing too outrageous and actually quite gentle. Thin brushes of red wine tannins and red grape skin bitterness…

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Dram Review: Redlands Small Cask Matured RD018

[46.0%・NAS・Bottled in 2016・Official Bottling・Single Cask Release] Nose: The nose is tight initially, vaguely floral with traces of ink used in Chinese calligraphy.  It’s a touch yeasty and earthy.  The Port influence only arrives much later on. Palate & Finish: The palate is typically Port influenced.  Dark fruits with a pleasant grassy spirit note coming through before becoming a jammy…

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