Colour: Vibrant straw-gold
Nose: Tempting sherry-sweetmalty tones combine with delicate smokiness, releasing subtle spices. Warming the glass reveals honey, vanilla and pear drops.
Flavour: Delicately light, with a mouth-watering combination of maltiness, smokiness and sherry sweetness. Hints of dried fruit, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves tempt the taste buds further.
Finish: Long, smooth and spicy, with a delicious, yet delicate, lingering smokiness.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 93 points - (Great Value,Tried & True Award)- Harvest gold/honey color. Lots of animated scents, including malted barley, bread dough, newly tanned leather, pipe tobacco, amontillado sherry, marshmallow. Flavors highlight the sherry aspect, making the midpalate winey, slightly toasted, lightly smoked, and full of dried fruits, especially quince, apricot. Long, creamy, warming finish. (Mar 2015)