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Overall rating
86.75/100
votes
69
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Maltbarn (MBa)
Bottling serie
No. 80
Vintage
2007
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
09 years old
Calculated age
09 years old
Casktype
Vosne Romanée Cask
Number of bottles
207
Strength
53.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
27 Oct 2017 10:25 am by Ronky
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 90,00

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69 × member ratings

82 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 2007 MBa

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.75 points

  1. Ostap scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Bruichladdich, for me, is one of those distilleries that doesn't make bad whisky. I don't honestly remember the failed releases. Or just beautiful or exciting. This whisky is just the latest. Ideal for both tasting and easy drinking. Rich and meaningful.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Very good, compact, dessert wine, sherry, sweet, a bunch of fruits, condensed milk, vanilla, custard, delicate smokiness and smoked meat, raspberries, glazed cornflakes. Gradually the sherry side of the whisky changes to rich bourbon, then vice versa. Great game. Appears cloves, green tomato, iris and milk chocolate, marinade with a bunch of spices, paint notes. After a sip, citrus and tropical notes appear. Not alcoholic.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Condensed milk, citrus, banana, chocolate, salty notes. Deliciously.
    • Finish
      90 90
      It continues to taste, although less bright, pepper, oak, chocolate mustard, salty, knit (after persimmon).

  2. kot1803 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. kot1803 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Colour: amber
    Nose: sweet, berries, apples, furniture varnish, oak, milk chocolate, fruits and berries peel and presscake, black currant.
    Mouth: sweet, strong dryness, pepper, dried fruits, berries, pears peel.
    Finish: long, spices, chocolate, pepper, berries and oak.
    This Bruichladdich has a very good balance. It’s strong, complex and tasty.

  5. Koalafant scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    SID #600

    Aquavitae 15.10.2017 => 88/100

  6. Calmar scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A good wine mole, very juicy, rich, some sorting with bitterness and tartness in taste / finish, but overall it's very nice.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, first nose - smoke and red wine; noble wood, old furniture, leather goods, light notes of shoe cream and wax, a little smoke, ash, dusty books, lemon zest, mineral motifs.
    • Taste
      Saturated, airy, tart oak, dried medicinal herbs, bitter cortex, tablet bitterness, peppery wave.
    • Finish
      Spicy, warming, wine-wood, raisins, grapes, bitter young bark, uncoated tablets, grapefruit crust, mountain ash.

  7. Sonett scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. malthead-sven scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    a delicious Laddie, which one blindly would probably appreciate older. The cask has hardly brought any typical wine notes.
    • Nose
      Orange juice with pulp, vanilla pods, coconut macaroons, sweet, Cini minis, shrubs on the bush, woodruff leaves, compote of pickled pears, soft yeast pastry, puff pastry, with water peppermint and moist moss
    • Taste
      heavy and still pleasant, tingling under (!) the tongue, raisins, milk cocoa, alcohol is barely disturbing perceptible
    • Finish
      very round, not particularly intense but rather elegant, slightly woody, earthy, warms up later quite a bit and thus gains in length

  9. theograph scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Wow! Dirty, salty and a great wine barrel! Unfortunately nice! Clear recommendation but unfortunately not necessarily cheap- PLV: 9/10
    • Nose
      A pronounced hint of salt at the beginning, wonderful meaty, very fruity - especially in the direction of darker pickled with red fruits, spices and herbs such as lavender and cumin, cumin, also a clear impression of cocoa, fermented grapes and deep red tart-sweet fruit - the wine barrel beats clearly!
    • Taste
      Old wood, furniture polish, greasy leather and again wonderful meaty, totally dirty, goes towards Kuhstall- and agriculture, again many verboregene spices, very clear impressions of cocoa and chocolate, very creamy on the palate!
    • Finish
      Medium to long! Spicy! Very nice in the variety of flavors, especially fleshy and dirty with strong wine aromas and really clear salt notes!

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