Intense copper shimmers reddish in the Premium Snifter, an oily streak sticks to the glass wall from which a multitude of syrupy "legs" loosens. Voluminous sherry pours out of the glass, sun-kissed raisins and dates combine with abrasion from old orange peel to create a dreamy nose. Currants and blackberries, plums and plums, morello cherries and cherries embedded in soft leather and a hint of sweet tobacco with creamy toffee and hard caramel. Old meadow herbs dissolve discreetly, honey and tobacco follow, dried vanilla pods and hints of green apple beguile the nose, the saliva begins to flow gently, old sawdust trickles onto cherries and oranges, minimal floral and grassy elements emerge, the nose is incredibly mild and complex. Leather, raisins, red berries, tobacco and herbs, I could smell this wonderful nose forever.
Sour cherries and currants flow slightly sourly over the tongue, herbs and leather are loosening from old wood tones, sweet tobacco mixes with plums and currants, wooden sharpness gently tickles the tongue and stimulates the saliva. The intense cherry and plum aromas slowly fade away, milk chocolate combines with toffee, wet tobacco leaves and a bouquet of meadow herbs stick oily to the palate. Cherry juice dominates the second sip, old wood tones come out spicy and warm around the tongue, hazelnuts and chocolate follow, as do leather and tobacco. Old mint and a touch of eucalyptus, herbs and spices are discreetly in the background
Sour cherries stick with plums and fresh mint on the palate, hazelnuts and old wood end in a minimal smoky note and roasted malt on the tongue. The aftertaste is incredibly spicy and creamy, mint dissolves from herbs, hazelnuts stick with forest honey on the palate, the dreamy aftertaste slowly fades ...