Slightly more volume buffers the exuberant sharpness a bit off the 22 yo, but still pure to unbalanced and it is missing here in the mouth clearly in fruit.
If you give him a little water, the whole thing becomes noticeably more harmonious and pleasant.
Fudge, ripe yellow apples. Dried apricots, fresh figs. Pencil, polished mahogany. Poet and a bit deeper than the 22 yo from the same house.
Starts around, medium and on dried apricots and figs. Somewhat dusty.
Then soon spicy spices (cloves, cinnamon, pimento, pepper) come up and take over the regiment. The sharpness is not as intense as in the 22 yo, but still too high. The fruit is lost.
Spices, spices, spices, oak and pencil. Medium-long and dry-dry.