Delicious caramel, Apricot and spices. Rich and awesome residual sugar. Intensely dark colour almost sherry like. Superb in every sense. Interesting and powerful flavors of cigar, black tea and figs.
Such a world of difference with younger Sauternes. Unique smell with saffron and Asian spices, glue and oranges.
Some oxidative notes. Hint of titillating bitter acidity. Varnish. Oranges. Hint of nuts