Comparison from memory: apart from perhaps for one or the other noticeable sulfur note for me no difference to the earlier batch. If he breathed in the bottle for a while, he had a great impact!
Pure: at the very beginning, a hint of sulfur, personally does not bother me at all. Otherwise: we are back home. Rhinns of Islay, Terroir (I want to believe), burning, freshly fertilized field. Salt spray. Behind it light fruit notes, canned peach, some meaty sherry notes, fresh grilled rump steak. Yes, it must be! With water: more smoke, more grill, less fruit. Hmmmm
Pure: even better than the nose, of course spicy, but no matter; then: maple syrup with almost burnt cotton candy, figs in bacon, roasted almonds, spicy fruitiness. Delicious!! With water: even honey sweeter, less oaky and spicy, smoother. What more, if you already know him well, I think.
long, sweet, red.