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On the nose, sherry oak of course. Caramel and chocolate. Not overpowered with alcohol despite the ABV. Very tasty. Also got raisins and dates, and on some tastings I got a nutty profile. After tasting, butter toffee, like a skor bar, emerges in subsequent nosings.
Arrival is initially harsh due to ABV. There is certainly sweetness with chocolate and caramel coming in strong, and the sherry notes being a bit secondary to me, belying the nose. The sherry comes back more in the finish which is powerful, long, and burning.
Ultimately very nice. This sort of big flavored spirit is predictable enough, but that's no sin. Reasonably priced in Canada, for now. I actually prefer this to the bottle of Aberlour a'bunadh I had a while back (batch 39)... less harsh, I suppose.