Initially very sweet on the nose. It clearly dominates the PX Octave. Plum and raspberry but a little darker.
As a counterpoint, pipe tobacco and a hint of cold ash are added, where the smoke of the inchfad probably also contributes.
Over time and I had the whisky in the glass for a really long time, a Mon Chéri note appears, but also more typical notes of red wine in connection with the sweetness of the PX cask or citrusy notes towards orange peel abrasion and tangerine.
The sweetness decreases a bit over time.
If you give the whisky time and deal with it, it always shows other nuances in the nose, which pleases.
A little less sweet, fruity and intense on the palate than the nose suggests. Here the smoke and fine wood and herbal notes come into play.
Medium-length finish with a hint of smoke.
All in all, the whisky clearly has its strengths in my nose. The light smoke of the inchfad provides a nice and, in my opinion, necessary counterpoint to the sweetness that the PX cask imparts to the whisky.
You have to like sweet whiskys (on the nose) or feel like it, otherwise it's the wrong choice, but then offers a certain complexity when you get into it.