NOSE : Cocoa-rich, notes of raisins, toffee apples, creme caramel and malt. A little sherry, hints of pipe tobacco and cedar.
PALATE : A rounded, rich palate with notes of Armagnac, violets, butterscotch and thick, juicy malt. It becomes more spicy as it develops on the palate with a hint of star anise.
FINISH : Good length with black pepper and black treacle on the tail.