The nose needed time, but developed beautifully. That, alas, cannot be
said about the palate.
The nose offers the typical Jura characteristics immediately. I get than
rancid edge again, although that sounds a lot worse than it really is.
Dandelions and malt with a hint of smoke in the background. After breathing it
offers caramel and roasted nuts. A small amount of raisins and oak, as well as
some tobacco. Spices? Yes, vanilla and candied ginger. Actually, this nose is getting better by the minute, so I will leave it
for a while. After five minutes it has become super fruity. Apple, rhubarb and
It is oily, mouthcoating and immediately very sweet. It reminds me of
plum liqueur. And praline. OK, pralines filled with licqueur. Not
bad, but not great either. Not a lot is happening
on the palate. The spices do give it some depth.
The medium long finish remains sweet, but becomes somewhat spirity
towards the death.