The 'predecessor bottle' from 2015 (vintage but matured in refill barrels) provides a clear comparison to 1st fill. Both highly recommended.
ripe red fruits, sour berries, nutty sherry notes, oranges, mint, spicy oak, wax, peaches, indefinable spice mix and some vanilla
moderate sherry, then dreamy warming roasted notes, strong coffee, sour plums and sweet dates, sandalwood, spice cake, marzipan and tobacco
dark chocolate, cinnamon and cloves, walnuts, still tobacco, finally ash