On the nose neat it was dark, dense and sweet like a mocha cake with a balsamic strawberry whippedcream filling, chocolate icing and topped with crunchy toasted hazelnuts. A lot less sweet on the palate, still dark and sticky but now more like a prune and date cake or spicy oven-roastedplums seasoned with cloves and allspice and toasted almonds sprinkled on top. Water released bitter orange, liquorice, chocolate covered prunes and a touch of wax. A lot more herbal now to taste like a Jagertee; strong black tea, red wine, plum brandy, over-proof dark rum and plenty of spices.
Drinking tip: When you get home after a long day out and about
Colour: Roe deer Cask: Refill butt Age: 16 years Date distilled: September 1999 Alcohol: 57.9% USA allocation: 90 bottles