Nose: Very malty and at first nosing. Bold notes of burnt cake, a little winey, with something of a Cognac. Whiffs of smoke. Gets then very grassy and meaty, and finally extremely coffeeish. Bold and rather complex,
Mouth: Extremely creamy, malty, sweet, and bold.Strong notes of fortified white wine, crystallised oranges, marmalade. Lots of cake, mocha, sugared coffee, And also some dried herbs, thyme, parsley, rosemary.
Finish: Long, rather hot finish, on rum, orange liqueurs and cooked caramel. Very good!