Seems like I wasn't so right : this is still really excellent. compared to the 1996-2012 for example (which is the one I know best), this might be less subtle and complex in its aromas, but it's *certainly not* sweeter, more PX-driven or more "doctored" or anything. This feels noticeably stronger than 43% on the palate, with a really big presence. And flavour-wise, this has plenty of the coastal grit I love, and absolutely not an over-presence of raisins, fudge or anything like that.
So, long story short : as much as you possibly can, dont just believe ; try things ! And make an opinion for yourself !