Taste: Immediately sweet to Scherry, brown sugar and spices (clove and nutmeg) Nice soft mouthfeel. (49%) Some honey. Slightly astringent. Very lightly with white pepper.
Finish: Sweet Sherry, Vanilla. A faint idea of smoke. Astringent.
Conclusion: The limmitet release of 9,000 bottles was stored in very small barrels (60 to 80 liters) from 2001 to 2012 for just over 10 years. Intensive contact with the wood (large surface area) results in faster maturation.
Such barrels were formerly used in Scotland for smuggling whisky.