Nose: initially austere and quite minerallic, lemon bonbons, vanilla, creamy, golden delicious apples and pear drops
Palate: Golden syrup, glazed doughnuts and apple juice
Finish: stewed apples with cinnamon- hot finish (quite peppery)
Much creamier with water
Tasted blind with the North East Whisky Appreciation Society with brand ambassador Iain Allen.