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The nose is very aromatic with a good balance of bright fruit and some wood. On the palate it is more of the same. The high alcohol content gives plenty of heat but without a burn (if that makes sense). It has a nice long aftertaste which reminds me of boiled peanuts.
I also tried, and preferred, adding a single small ice cube. This helped to reduce the alcohol down to about 50% but also gave an appealing warming/cooling effect at the same time. It also opened up the nose a bit so that I wasn't smelling so much alcohol.
Overall it is a great bottle and I am just sad that I finished it last night.