I tasted toasted graham cracker on the retrohale, with light white pepper on the post draw. There are baking spices subtly coming through on the retrohale as the Gurkha Cellar Reserve 15 Year 10th Anniversary progresses. Once the first third has settled in there’s a syrupy sweetness just under the flavor surface. The pepper increases in strength, but seems to bring the spices and sweetness with it as it does. At the 10 minute mark, I start to get some bread notes, along with dry cedar on the retrohale. That cedar begins to progressively linger on the retrohale, pushing some of the pepper aside. At the 15 minute mark, I’m getting a light plus cocoa. At the halfway mark, the profile consists mostly of cedar, chocolate and light pepper and cedar to chase those flavors.