The nose is quite full and well-balanced. There are notes of toasty charred oak with a most gentle of smokes with notes of marmalade and orange with a touch of apple blossom and bramley apple. There palate is quite full and rich. There are notes of sultanas and rich dried porridge oats steeped in honey. There is a honeycomb note with winter spice and notes of peppery oak, hints of fruitcake and a doughy character. The finish is long and spicy with peppy oak.