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Color: Light copper
Nose: Smoked salmon on white oak, black truffles, melted liquefied Haagen Daz vanilla ice cream, chives, honey suckle, Tillamook smoked cheddar cheese, black strap rum, fresh summer morning air after a rain the night before with sunshine on the rooftops.
Palate: Fine dates, vanilla bean, Roman Candle "twinkies"; Rothschild Punch fermented cigar wrappers circa 2002, chocolate covered espresso beans, Willamette Valley pinot noir, red clay tilth, dried "old man's beard" lichen, smoked trout, alder smoked Salish salt.
Finish: Long, delightful, effortless. The meatiness of the palate smooths out into a sweet chocolatey confection, to be followed by smoke rings shooting out of Gandalf's pipe into a warm, Shire evening.
Final comments: The balance of this scotch is astonishing. I am in awe. What a privilege it has been to taste it. I only wish I had bought more bottles of this lovely. One is not enough.