Light prickle on a rich and complex nose: glazed baked ham to start, with cider vinegar, dried Seville orange peel, nutmeg, cinnamon and Christmas spices – even traces of mulled wine. Fresh and vibrant. Smooth and sweet to taste, with bitter toffee, damp wood and singed orange skin – and spice notes in the aftertaste. Water increases herbal notes (sage, oregano, savory), with treacle toffee, toasted hot-cross buns and ahint of struck matches. Even smoother in the mouth now; still sweet, then burnt toffee and dark chocolate in the aftertaste. From the first distillery to be built on Speyside after 1900.