Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - Crisp aromas of fresh cut wood, toasted grains and hints of salty toffee. Very silky texture coats the mouth nicely with subtle nutmeg, spiced lemon, and sweet wood flavors. Light smoke and caramel flavors linger long in the mouth. (Mar 2013)
Wine Enthusiast 90 points - Some of the Scotch is finished in Oloroso Sherry casks, which accounts for the honey and dried fruit fragrance. The spirit has a smooth, soft feel and a touch of juicy sweetness. Look for caramel and vanilla and rather aggressive oakiness, finishing with orange peel. Best with some time to open up.
— K.N. (12/15/2011) (Dec 2011)