Old chardonnay barrels don’t die but some go to heaven, maturing this elixir that blasts brandy off its doily and into the present millennium. Toasty oak unites single and double pot distillation characters of vanilla, honey and apricot. Mix with: irony. Fruity aromas evoke apricot and rounded spices, with the richness of oak tannins. Vanillin sweetness on the front palate gives way to vivacious honey and apricot, finishing with soft oak spiciness.