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Arran The Amarone Cask Finish

Overall rating
84.82/100
votes
13
Whiskybase ID
WB107495
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Finishes
Bottled
29.01.2014
Casktype
Amarone Wine Cask Finish
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 29 01 14
Barcode
5060044481901
Added on
09 feb 2018 11:01 am by stevenmp82
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 415.38

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13 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran The Amarone Cask Finish

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.82 points

  1. Don Cassi scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    The aroma is strongly influenced by the wine and reminds me of a cognac. Unfortunately, it also contains crisp notes, which are probably due to the age. Above everything is a sweet note of rubber cherries (Haribo).

    In the mouth, a peppery spiciness from the alcohol develops, which settles a little with the addition of water and makes the whisky very soft. Behind it are dark red fruits.

    The medium-long finish adds even bitter notes that are reminiscent of coffee and leaves a certain dryness in the mouth.
    Length: 4/10

    A few more years would look good on the whisky and prevent the bubbly notes, overall solid dram, which, however, gambled away much of its potential.

    Grade: 2

  2. rodyidema scored this whisky 94 points Member Junior

    Tasty too. I love that. But really. Very much.

  3. Volker Gude scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    Nice fruity nose,
    very kirschastiger taste, later cinnamon, chocolate, a bit bitter almond
    Departure creamy, chocolaty, long

  4. Blackvalfaris scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Light, sweet grape, pear, with lots of wine. The bourbon is dominant, but not too strong. Here comes vanilla, caramel and toffee.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Very velvety in the mouth, sweet, gala apples, vanilla, creme brulee
      The Arran-typical, sparkling freshness is present.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium long and fresh with a sharp sweetness, the wine look through again.

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