Nose: wood, young, sweet, caramel, floral, violets, fruit, citrus, red grapefruit
Palate: sweet, caramel, vanilla, wood, pencil shavings, citrus, orange peel
Finish: warm, slight bitter, citrus, marmalade, medium long, metallic
Conclusion: he’s rather fruity for a warrior – nonetheless, this one is rather entertaining and has a friendly price-tag for a 1 litre bottle.
More info from the website: “Svein can best be described as the ultimate Viking chieftain and his spirit lives on through this release. Possessing a steely and ruthless determination alongside a fiery temper, Svein’s exploits lie at the very heart of the Orkneyinga saga, his appetite for adventure and merriment are legendary. As well as being a hardened, battle-scarred warrior, Svein’s reputation for hospitality showed no bounds.
First expression of the 2013 Highland Park Travel Retail exclusive Warrior series.