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Color: Deep gold
Nose: Beyond the basis of soft caramel, elements of orange creamsicle: white chocolate, smooth coconut and fresh orange. Faint oaky spiciness.
Palate: Spicey oak at first with some citrus acidity; then clean, slight toffee, with vague fresh laundry.
Finish: fresh macadamia nuts, just slightly sweet with lingering oak.
Best smelled and sampled after a good 5 minutes breathing in the hand. Overall smooth and light flavors aside from spice. The oak and acid first shock like a dive in the pool; but then this quickly mellows, comfortingly. The nose is excellent and somehow addictive in deep breaths-- I could be convinced it contains pheremones.
In general, I would prefer smoother entry and more development in the mouth before fading. But most of the experience is pleasant, so it is a good multipurpose Scotch. "I like it."