The nose is quite toasty and dry. There are plenty of feinty notes with a touch of leather and acacia honey. There are hints of wood resin and sap with a little pine oil. There are shades of rosewater and drying grapes with a good sherry note. The palate is quite rich and full. There are hints of cut herbs with a good sherry note. The oak is dry and smoky with a good greenness. Notes of rubbed petals and winter spice develop. The finish is long with cinnamon and winter spice for added warmth.