First whiffs pick up potent scents of alcohol and rancio; after seven minutes in the glass, layers of walnut butter, linseed oil, charred oak, mocha and minerals enchant the nose. Palate entry is hot, caramel-like and sweet; midpalate offers intense flavors of raisins and other dried fruit, oak, marzipan and that touch of nobility, rancio. Finishes boldly, richly…
The potent aroma features leathery and intensely woody scents with atypical notes of brown sugar and molasses. The palate entry is startlingly sweet, oaky and balanced; after water is added the midpalate leaps with bittersweet flavors of cocoa bean, vanilla extract and corn husk. Concludes fiery, candy sweet and intensely oaky. An over-the-top experience that…
The nosing passes find dry, cardboard/parchment-like and biscuity/grainy smells. The palate entry is heavy, honey sweet and moderately oaky; midpalate features flavors of pork rind, bacon fat, nougat, walnut paste and chocolate-covered cherries. Finishes with huge waves of sweet oak, sweet corn, and dark fudge tastes. Add mineral water before tasting.