NOSE: Initially dark chocolate coated marzipan, sweet malt, alcohol. With air and water; apples, apricots, pears, sweet grains. Young, fresh, fruity white wine. (88p)
TASTE: Sweet malt and orchard fruits on the arrival. Then some white pepper and fresh ginger. With air and water; slightly less sweet, more structured, more harmonious, longer. Hints of fresh fennel. (86p)
EXIT: sweet, rounded red and black pepper sauce (but not burning), some dried fruits. With time and water: more peppery. (85p)
Quite a lot going on here:)
TOTAL SCORE: 86 points.