Nose : Complex and aromatic. The nose opens with a complex blend of fruits, nectarines, ripe melon, green apple, and apricot. Spices also make an appearance with freshly peeled ginger and crushed peppercorns that accompany more floral notes of dried flowers. Barrel notes take over finally, adding hints of vanilla, honey, and freshly roasted coffee beans.
Palate : Seductive and round. Fresh fruits and a vegetal note reminiscent of chamomile start the experience. Then, spices unique to Pot Still distillation add depth, assisted by barrel notes, particularly of charred oak, which continue to develop before culminating in prevalent fruitiness, notes of candied orange, and dried apricots.
Finish : Spicy and fruity. The fruits and spices keep gaining strength before making way for the final touch of oak tannins.