Less sherried certainly than the all-sherry 2007 (WB169415), but every bit as good.
I think I actually like it a tiny bit better -- it's more balanced on the palate.
A bit shier on the nose than the 2007 initially, but once it's gotten some air, you get the full-on HP treatment, with soft smoke, mineral / maritime notes and a lovely sweet-and-sour fruitiness.
More assertive, better defined, and more clearly a HP on the tongue than the 2007. Excellent mouthfeel and balance. The 48 percent work perfectly as well. Crazy good for a 13-year-old.
Lovely balance between the casks and the spirit, with the trademark HP smoke and florals coming through nicely.