Brilliant, more deeply hued golden yellow. A vanilla nose dominated by notes of dried rose petal and apricot jam, then candied fruit. A finish of walnut, cinnamon and licorice. A rich and elegant cognac.
Wine Enthusiast 93 points - Aromas point to honey, vanilla, Sherry and nectarines. It warms as it goes down, with plenty of spice and dried fruit, and evolves on the palate from light (honey) to dark (dried orange peel, caramel, clove) in an intriguing way. Sip and ponder, perhaps with a few squares of dark chocolate.