APPEARANCE: Deep/dark golden colour.
NOSE: Some dried yellow fruits and wood. Orchard fruits. Bourbon notes but also some other dried and (hints of) fresh fruits. Vanilla in the background. Bourbon matured with a wine cask finish? (89p)
TASTE: The arrival is a bit sharp and slightly nippy. On the mid palate rich, some oiliness but quite a bit of wood. (86p) With time it becomes fruitier and less woody (87p)
FINISH: Woody. Black pepper. (80-82p) With time; fruitier. (85p)
OVERALL: Nose much better than taste. Total score 85 points. With sufficient time; 87 points.