and is almost as good. A little less punch (lower ABV), but really worth
seeking out. Just under 50 EUR.
On the nose, it is clearly a young and aggressive
little beast with loads of peat, hay, earth and ashes. Nicely fruity as well,
with melon and citrus. Mostly citrus. Very clean.
Vanilla and a few drops of olive oil. Rocks in the surf. Tarry ropes. Salmiak.
I love it.
Your palate will be confronted with sweet versus salty
versus peppery. Sweet in the shape of citrus
fruit and melon, but also green apples and even a hint of grapefruit. The salt
and pepper speak for themselves. All this is nicely wrapped in a jacket of
smokiness, which is pretty dominant. Which comes as no surprise with such a
The finish is medium long, smoky and sweet.