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It smells of smoke, peat, brine, and the same velvety quality of Black Label.
For taste, there is an explosion of sweetness and flavor in the mouth, with no bitterness, and a lingering finish.
On further nosing, the brininess intensifies. Pear-peach-grape are also in there; it lends itself to deep nosing, lacking the pinch of alcohol. Exceptionally smooth. Smoke is prominent. Also something green, like grass, seaweed, or evergreen trees.
Tasting again, there is very pleasant honey-molasses followed by a slowly unraveling wood-cellulose quality, also very pleasant.
Ultimately, it possesses a sweetness which is very difficult to describe, and this is combined with a manageable wood-smokiness like that of Highland Park 12, only here there is also the Speyside-like fruitiness.
Nose again: a hint of iodine - the first dram in which I ever found the brine-seaweed-iodine or "coastal" quality. An extremely interesting drop, full of spice, smoke, fruit, sea-spray, and baked sweets. Exceptionally smooth and partakable, friendly and complex.