Palate: Sweet and lovely with the fruit really evident on the first sip: peaches in sweet syrup, more melon, and honey. Pepper comes on the 2nd wave of sensations, as as well as sweet peat smoke, earth and chili heat, fresh vanilla cream and wood spices, a bit of ash and
Finish: sweet-ish with a salty edge, with more earthy peat, sweet bonfire smoke, a hint of smoked fish.
Conclusion: This, my friends is what i’m talking about! this is a terrific Octomore. I am a fan of Sauternes aging for those lovely peaty monsters and this is no different. Lovely stuff. Get one. It’s not cheap, I know – but it’s a keeper.