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(First vapor: Leather fades right away.) Nose: A distinct smell of whole-grain wheat bread: Bran. A few minutes of breathing turns this sweeter, with vanilla and caramel. Cashews-- and then a faint ocean spray-- keep it serious and bring depth. Wisps of orange rind may tickle the nose. Overall impression is of salty caramel on bran.
Palate: First a surprise splash of sourness. It lasts long, like recovering from an accidental intake of seawater.... But lying behind this arrive some sweet over-toasted nuts. As in the nose, their sweetness (from vanilla/brown sugar) is tempered by some saltiness and bran.
Finish: Oaky pepper crescendos while nuts fade out. Liquorice arrives at the back of the tongue, and then an impression of cinnamon.... then gone.
The contrasts of sweet and savory make an intriguing nose, and the bread scent is unique. Unfortunately, the sour entrance doesn't dissipate fast enough, leaving too little time to appreciate these elements developing in the palate.