Appearance: Bright, clear gold. Good beading
and thick, slow running legs.
Nose: Mellow in feel and slightly drying, with no
prickle, leaving an unctuous fruity-oily first
impression. The rich top notes suggest a salad of
ripe tropical fruits; pear, papaya, pineapple and
banana, sitting on a green base of fragrant oil or
tropical forest foliage. Unusually, a drop of water
increases all of these aromas.
Palate: At natural strength lightly oily and very
smooth in texture, mouth-filling and lightly mouthdrying. The taste is rich and creamy vanilla-sweet
overall, with some balancing fruity acidity, drying
lightly in the finish. Easy to enjoy straight at this
strength. Water, not too much, makes it smoother
and sweeter still.
Finish: Quite short, sweet and smooth, and lightly
drying, with a lingering spicy warmth. With water,
smooth and sweet still, and just gently spicy at the