As the second third kicks off, the charred and bitter wood is up front while some mustiness is in the background and the cream has faded away. At a half inch in, a mineral note joins the profile. At an inch in, the cream has returned to the profile as both the bitterness and mineral notes fade back slightly. As the third comes to a close, the charred wood remains up front while the mustiness, bitterness and slight mineral note are in the background. The strength in this third remained at slightly above medium.