N: Nose required more time. I briefly looked down the earthy/mineral [rabbit] hole and picked up flint, which normally heralds good omens.
T: Sulphury mineral. Better with water but even so. Quirky.
F: Finishes with Christmas-y stuff.
C: Despite those quirky sherried distractions there’s admirable complexity lurking underneath, but that sherry cask needs a good talking to.Scores a B-