Nose: A lovely, light, grassy nose - almost Lowland-esque. I'm guessing refill bourbon here. Honeysuckle & sweetpea, then some aromatic woodiness. Gentle and elegant, but characterful nonetheless. Some fruit jam aromas as it develops. Water lifts biscuity notes into the mix.
Palate: Medium-bodied. Follows on from the nose, but sweeter, with more emphasis on the honey and summer fruit, plus some previously un-noticed bready notes. A slightly drying mouthfeel with some spices as the oak becomes more assertive - mouthwatering. Again, a very elegant drinkability. Becomes hotter and drier with water, initially, then settles down into summer fruit with a hint of pea-pods with a background of old oak.
Finish: Warming and drying at full strength, with plenty of woodspice again. Mellow oak with water.