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Ballechin 2005

Overall rating
86.90/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Spätburgunder Barrique Finish
Vintage
21.12.2005
Bottled
26.10.2017
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Spätburgunder Barrique Finish
Number of bottles
314
Strength
58.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Weingut Singer-Fischer
Added on
19 Nov 2017 7:07 pm by Mr.Edradour
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 98,00

8 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ballechin 2005

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.90 points

  1. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    great whisky, alcohol is super integrated
    • Nose
      Spicy smoke, tannins, resin, sweetness of wine finish, cinnamon, slightly chocolaty (whole milk), caramel pieces, initially with a lot of fruit, but then covered, roasted nuts
    • Taste
      creamy in the mouth, noticeably fruity, cherry, slightly sour, bold, a touch of match, roasted nuts, cinnamon, intense, yummy, the smoke is there, but does not play a major role
    • Finish
      still creamy, nuts, slightly chocolaty, the smoke is above all

  2. rottendon scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    For a wine finish extremely well balanced, round and clean, the smoke and the alcohol are perfectly integrated.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Red berries and subtle smoke at the beginning. After a while, vinous notes and caramel develop, the fruits disappear, the smoke remains fully integrated. Cinnamon warms up and the aromas are intensified overall, with the wine notes increasing disproportionately. The alcohol is never in the nose. Very late and with increasing heat results in an oblique combination of cough syrup and cow manure, which, however, can only last a short time.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Again, red fruits, dark caramel, a dash of fir honey before the alcohol strong, but never sharp, unfolds its effect in the form of ginger and bring a well-sized portion of tannins, chocolate with extremely high cocoa content. The mouthfeel is fat and oily.
    • Finish
      84 84
      The finish is rather short to medium long and is dominated by the smoke in the form of tart ash. The chest cavity is kept warm for a long time.

  3. Fight65 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. steinrich scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    thanks laga 93 for trying :)
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

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