Nice to have a less sherry-laden Springbank in your glass again!
The 50% ex-BC leaves its mark, light fruits dominate (ripe pears, kumquats, light grapes), fresh raspberries, vanilla, honey and the characteristic chalky-mineral note. A soft whiff of smoke hovers over everything.
On the palate there is also a slightly peppery start, some milk chocolate and a gentle acidity (orange zest).
The finish is medium-long, warming, fruity-sweet