This bottle is limited to 2 per member
The nose was a pool-side feast of scallops fried in butter, aged prosciutto, olives and salted cashews, followed by crème caramel and lemon tart served on wood. The palate’s alluring sweetness balanced citric astringency – rose Turkish Delight and Ruffle bars (dark chocolate, raspberry and coconut) against stewed plums, with perfumed tobacco, wasabi and waxed wood to finish. The reduced nose continued this duality – vanilla custard and sweetie cigarettes counterpointing limoncello, tart toffee apple and miso soup. In reduction, the palate became juicy and easy drinking – sugared almonds, raspberry ripple and jelly babies, with fruit skins and tannic oak swirling in the finish.