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Cotswolds Signature, 46%

Price: $60 Issue: Winter 2022 Reviewer: Jonny McCormick

Similar to Cotswolds Reserve, this standard strength bottling is aged in first-fill bourbon casks and STR red wine casks, and their influence is apparent on the nose: toffee, vanilla cream, banoffee pie, sliced red apple, apricot, dry spices, and dried fruits. Lighter textured than Cotswolds Reserve, there’s a satisfying balance of mandarin, red apple, pepper, vanilla, and cherry, with the red apple notes coming out on top.