Oude Meester Reserve 12 Year Old Brandy

The 3rd oldest behind VSOP and Demant, Oude Meester Reserve 12 year old brandy is very well structured and matured. My rating: 18/25

What the makers say: Oude Meester Reserve 12 year old brandy

Nose: chocolate, vanilla, apple and pear
Taste: strong follow through from the nose on the palate, with smooth fruity complexity
Finish: Smooth and complex

My View

Nose: 7/10
Vanilla strong, subtle caramel, cedar wood
Taste:  7/10
Strong wood, dried fruit; apricots, mocha undertones
Finish: 4/5
Soft, smooth and lingering.

Total score:  18/25

Serving tips:

Best enjoyed in a snifter, neat or with a block of ice. Take some time with it, as it is complexity unravels with each sip.

Average Rating: 12345

Price per Bottle: R370.00