Nose: Extreme sulfur aromas meet burning tires. There is also a penetrating aroma of rotting eggs. With a little time, finer aromas emerge: matches, moist brown coal, oilskins. This is followed by eggnog and raisins as well as mold in the cellar. Very ambivalent.
Palate: Very soapy mouthfeel, develops enormous sweetness. Strong aromas of raisins and dates, a lot of peat smoke and almonds, walnuts and some cinnamon. In addition, there are flowery and floral aromas, the sulfur, on the other hand, is only found in the background and is surprisingly restrained.
Finish: Long, a curious mixture of nose and palate. Remains sour in the memory with lots of mushrooms and sulfur.
Conclusion: A completely overlaid sherry barrel, extremely active and correspondingly heavy. No whisky for evening enjoyment. 64/100 points (2021)
In conclusion, this time I would also like to refer to the official tasting notes that can be found on the baking label: “Smooth and round bouquet with vanilla and cacao beans traces. Intense sea brackishness in the background. Fruity and floral flavors with seaweedy and goudron touch. Well balanced and distinguished taste with a sharp citron wood and barley drop aroma. “By the way, up to € 2,000 for the bottle are now being called….