Nose: certainly the most complex of them all at first nosing, but it isn’t really bold. An interesting maltiness, then whiffs of burnt wood, wood smoke, cigar box and dark honey (also beeswax) as well as notes of orange marmalade and tamarind. Gets more and more complex, with more leathery notes and hints of cold tea. Also strawberry ganache and a tad less easy/commercial.
Mouth: sure there may be a little too much oak, but the whole is perfectly concentrated, rich, nutty and minty. Aniseed, eucalyptus drops, sugared mocha, a little salt, bitter oranges and notes of oloroso sherry.
Finish: long, ‘malty’, liquoricy.