Warm, the barrel of Madeira dominates enormously: cooked wine, jam of blackberry, there is roundness. At the opening we have caramel gourmand, chocolate.
With a little water, lighter, almost airy. Citrus fruits (grapefruit) Vegetal youth revealed!
The barrel is overwhelming limit: honey, spices, black fruit jam. Juicy texture. Easier to drink with water from ABV. One loses nevertheless in balance and one draws towards a certain bitterness even.
Nice roundness with these black fruits, always. Impressive. Persistent bitter orange.