Appearance: Pale gold, a bit darker than straw.
Nose: Huge caramel, vanilla, sweet malt candy, raisins, cherries. Dessert nose.
Palate: Sweet caramel and vanilla, creamy, strong raisins, pepper, cinnamon, light tannic oak and smoke, nicely peppery.
Finish: Light smoke, sweet malts, pepper.
With Water: Needs quite a few drops to bring the alcohol down.
Overall: A huge dessert whisky, balanced by oak, light smoke and salt.