The nose is soft with sherried raisins and mixed peels and nuts, a little floral freshness creeps in with honeysuckle. There is a smoothness with a touch of leather and oaked tannins with toffee sweetness. The palate is quite sweet with a gentle warmth. There are notes of spicy oak and oak, but an abundance of caramel washes things out a little. The finish is of short-length with notes of caramel and soft oak.