This cask bottling, distilled in June 1989, spent thirty years maturing in a 1st fill oloroso sherry butt. It was bottled at cask strength in November 2019 at 57.1% ABV. Cask #2459 yielded 465 bottles.
Color: Sanguine Copper
Nose: Heavy in style with ever-present notes of penuche fudge with pecans, charred carrot cake, pickled walnuts, balsamic reduction, bruised strawberries, salted pralines, and black licorice
Palate: Multi-dimensional on entry (oily, waxy, and earthy) with pickled walnuts and truffle oil, fresh cracked black peppercorns, scorched caramel, polished, old mahogany and dusty library books, red wax lips, cola syrup, flamed peppermint, hints of shoe polish, and warm applesauce
Finish: Long and warming with abundant warm oak, ground nutmeg, roasted walnuts, and date rolls