Beverage Testing InstituteClear. Delicate vanilla bean and talc aromas. A soft, extremely smooth entry leads to a satiny medium body with powdered sugar, delicate golden raisin, and light mineral flavors. Finishes with a long, graceful fade of sweet cream, faint spice, and mineral dust. Extraordinarily smooth, effortless drinkable, and totally elegant a true world class vodka.
Wine EnthusiastAroma is dry, clean, and grainy, with background notes of parchment and litchi; later passes offer semisweet, mildly smoky/ashy scents of charcoal and smoldering embers. Palate entry is firm, moderately oily, bittersweet; at midpalate concentrated and spicy grain flavors mingle adroitly with the smoky, sap- and resin-sweet birch-charcoal filtering influence. Concludes sweetly and almost candy-like.