Bottling: Elements of Islay
Nose: Big and phenolic with sherry influence giving some richness to the youthful peat. Eating Christmas cake in a hospital corridor. Spicy with vanilla, coriander seeds and cinnamon. After eight chocolate mints, black tea, flump marshmallows. Savoury and sweet coming together - ham and pineapple. Burning embers on a well burned camp fire, salted beef jerky. Baked beans in tomato sauce. Red apple, cherry coke, hand soap. Coal sheds. Peat bogs.
Palate: Soil and earth, with chocolate and coffee. Black forest gateau, with peaches.
Finish: Long and medicinal, esprsso, cough syrup, fennel, cherry and strawberry.