Thyme, black pepper, deep brown sugars, molasses and ever such a dusty, musty back note.
The vanilla comes through on the palate, providing a chance for some fruits such as gooseberry and quince to play a role, but the overriding oak spices unbalance the fruits, leaving a lime pickle bitterness to this sample.
Lots of oak and lime. Sour cherry.
Too bitter for me. Needs more sweetness in it, but then again, who doesn't