Immediate polish, wood and a high volume of metals. Brass, copper and iron are joined by some light heathery honey, unripe apples and delicate orange peels. There’s a ton of polished wood here – lacquer and shellac. In the background we have some dustiness – quite sharp and presenting wet soils and old damp paper. Somewhat inviting, somewhat over the hill perhaps?
A solid arrival with good mouthfeel that brings in sharp and sour citrus, honey, polish and varnish (again) and bitter steeped tea. Metallic notes persist and are particularly coppery. In the background some light soapiness and florals and a touch of ginger spicing.
Medium in length, very woody and slightly astringent.