A tick less complex and convincing in the mouth, but that is whining at a high level. Balanced, ground.
Beautifully complex, harmonious nose: fruity and nutty old-style sherry.
Dusty raisins, figs, prunes, dark cherries. Leather, tobacco, the finest old oloroso sherry, also polished oak. Fresh slices of orange. Beetroot. Everything is well interwoven and balanced. Extremely deep, nuanced.
I could smell endlessly.
Round, silky start, then many intense - but fine - spice notes come up quickly. White pepper, cinnamon, cloves. Leather, tobacco, walnuts, figs, cherries and raisins. Full and balanced. Pencil, dark chocolate.
Intense, extremely long, persistent and beautifully balanced.
Again the great oloroso sherry, tobacco, leather, raisins.
Nutty, fine spices.