Has a nice balance of chocolate and tropical notes – like a fusion-cuisine dessert.
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Nose: Dried mango, papaya juice, dragonfruit and raisin. Dark chocolate and filter coffee. Overripe (bruised) strawberry and ripe plum.
Palate: Concentrated fruit flavour of ripe nectarine, mango, and cantaloupe. A touch of sweet balsamic and sweet red pepper. Evocative of an old marsala. Lots of milk chocolate, with some background herbaceousness.
Finish: Long. The ripe plum note persists.
Comment: Has a nice balance of chocolate and tropical notes – like a fusion-cuisine dessert.
Nose: Rum-raisin ice cream. Syrupy ginger cake and applesauce. High-cocoa dark chocolate, pipe tobacco, Hot Cross buns (yeasted dough, currants, candied peel), marzipan, and a touch of rosewater.
Palate: Light-medium bodied. Orange zest, crème caramel, and syrupy cooked plums. Cocoa powder-dusted chocolate brownies. Beeswax and a little old leather. Black cherry yoghurt and Florentines.
Finish: Long, on the rum-raisin notes and candied orange peel.
Comment: A great balance of dark, richer notes and fruit freshness.
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