Nose: Creamy vanilla, lemon, raisins - typical bourbon notes and certainly nothing spectacular.
Palate: Cinnamon, raisins, a slight grassy note and burnt sugar. It's quite hot and seems to be much younger than its 10 years.
Finish: Woody grapefruit rind and then the creamy vanilla comes bounding back along with a truck load of prickly spices. There's a rather unpleasant spirit note here, too which does absolutely nothing for this bottling.
Notes: This was a disappointment. I didn't get anything new, it certainly doesn't stand out from the crowd and the spirity note just left an unpleasant taste. This is only a sample, I know, but I wouldn't rush back to this. In my opinion, there are far, far better bourbons out there.