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Overall rating
86.17/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
WFFA (WFFA)
Vintage
2000
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
27
Number of bottles
266
Strength
58.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Kirkwall B1989 Orkney
Added on
05 Feb 2018 7:05 am by yoavg
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Single Malt 2000 WFFA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.17 points

  1. moviemaniac scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    The spirit is strong with this dram! After 17 years in the cask, this one retains a lot of freshness and youth, but the roughness has been polished off by the wood, just how it should be. A profile I quite like and thus I’m happy with my name ending up on the label.

    Full review: https://maltklaus.net/dailydram/2018/02/11/tasting-wffa-2000-17-yo-orkney-single-malt/

  2. Jevan scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Jevan scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    This is a nice dram but it confirms my initial tasting that it lacks a certain Highland Parkness that I would have liked, especially to the taste. Obviously, the type of cask will drive this but I expected more smoke and honey than I actually got. It gets better with a touch of water and swims reasonably well. I would give it a solid and respectable 86.
    • Nose
      Initially, a touch of alcohol then a warm, malty and fruity nose develops with touches of floral honey and vanilla. Hints of earthy farmyard and dusty barn. Ripe red apples or peaches and a hint of acetone solvent. Light oak. With water, a change occurs giving some maritime notes with salt breeze,  old fish-boxes and a hint of smoke. The change in nose is quite dramtic and pleasing, making the addition of a touch of water a worthwhile endeavor!
    • Taste
      Initial taste is very malty and coats the inside of your mouth with an oily and smoky mouthfeel. There is more smoke than the nose suggested. Some spiciness appears next, usual suspects white pepper and a hint of cinnamon. Ripe fruits, peaches and nectarines. With water, the spiciness recedes a little and we get some herbal notes appearing
    • Finish
      Medium finish with lots of spices and an astringent, mouth drying quality.

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