Aroma: open, slightly alcoholic, immediately felt palatable notes, some youthfulness, coal dust, earth, ash, sulfur content, smoked lard, light smoke, unrefined sunflower oil, all this is adjacent to creamy sweetness, toffee, boiled thickened milk. Wood motifs are also well felt, - dry boards, charred wood.
Taste: bright, sweet caramel, red pepper, bitter chocolate, herbal bitter, cinnamon, cloves, perceptible wood tannins, ash, smoked dried fruits (apples, pears). Bright, powerful, oily, feeling that the fortress is higher than stated.
Finish: longer than average, akin to taste - very rich, spices, a lot of wood, smoked dried fruits, herbal bitterness. Appear some kind of chemical shades in the form of oil paints, sulfur.
The result: a slightly youthful scent brightens up with bright and rich taste and finish, but still looks like some kind of unbalanced crafts, there is no consistency and harmony Ben Nevis 10. Phenolity here in the form of coal and charred wood, in style is similar to the recently tasted Ardmore Triple Wood, but of course a cut above. Not bad, but probably the old Highland style is not mine.