Some people may raise an eye brow to my 86, but I gotta tell you i'm dissapointed. I once even considered saving up for one of the bottles (around 1G nowadays) because I as a GG fanboy thought this would be the Holy Grail for me. Thank God i didn't. This sample reminded me of the destructive power of overly active Sherry casks. Amazing nose though.
Very obvious Sherry at first, mostly on strong plum marmalade. There is something rotten in the most amazing way. Farmy notes (manure), earth, mould. The peat shines through, despite the heavy Sherry maturation. Very present note of Eucalyptus.
Oily, slightly vegetal arrival. Some damp wood. But it only lasts for a very short time until the oak kicks in, and it's here to stay. You'd have to fight your way through it, to get past it. Astringent and very present alcohol. Water destroys it completely, so that is not an option. There is some depth beyond that, but it is hard to reach. It certainly is mouth coating and there are some redeeming factors.
Medium to long and briefly oaky. Then some herbs and coffee kick in.