Colour: Glowing amber with flashes of crimson copper.
Nose: Soft vanilla honey, caramel, tropical fruit salad and Morello cherries, followed by overripe plums, marzipan, cinnamon and sweet Bramley apples. Blackcurrants, sandalwood and tangerines to finish.
Taste: Flavours of blueberry pie, orange segments dipped in bitter chocolate, banana bread and ginger. Then follows cassis, Black Forest fruits, cranberries and honey maple syrup. An aftertaste of espresso, liquorice and lime marmalade.
Cask finish: Small batch American Bourbon Barrel with Premier Grand Cru Classé Bordeaux finish.