Appearance: Pale gold. Good beading.
Nose: Mellow in feel, with light prickle. A hint of new
wood pencil cases introduces freshly juicy, fruity top
notes of green apple, green grape and pineapple,
which gradually come together with a trace of
lemon peel as a sweet fresh fruit salad, on a faintly
mossy base. A drop of water adds a further juicy
note of boiled fruit sweets.
Palate: At natural strength, a creamy-smooth texture
and a sweet then juicy taste with traces of fondant
mid-palate; deliciously buttery, hot and spicy,
recalling toasted hot-cross buns. Slightly sweeter at
reduced strength and buttery-soft, with enhanced
pepper. Drying lightly overall.
Finish: Quite long, with some white pepper for a