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Spice Tree The Signature Range CB

Overall rating
85.04/100
votes
600
Whiskybase ID
WB10754
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottling serie
Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled
2009
Casktype
American Oak / French Oak
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
29 Sep 2009 5:25 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 40.64

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600 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Spice Tree The Signature Range CB

26 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.04 points

  1. peatbogger scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

    Didn't expect too much, positively surprised.
    • Nose
      Rich and delicious.

      Must have been some high quality sherry casks involved.

      Sweet, caramel, leather, ripe dark red berries, fresh red apple juice. A twist of citrus evolving. 

      All sprinkled with some crushed dry spice.
    • Taste
      Quite some spicy bite, but not agressive.

      Oily feel. 

      Espresso coffee, ginger, nutmeg.

      A touch of blood orange and a slice of red apple.
    • Finish
      Warming with gentle pepper.

      Coffee turning a little bitter, slightly drying.

      Long and quite enduring.

  2. JimvanVeen scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. Dyno scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    tried from a sample. Nice dram. 85 might be generous for my scores, but i give it a +1 because it's from Compass Box :)

  4. victorlcw scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Complex and balanced, great aromas, whisky at a reasonable price
    • Nose
      89 89
      Beeswax, light sherry, fresh wood, sweet, caramel, raisin, almond, hay, vanilla, malty, ash, complex and balanced
    • Taste
      88 88
      Mouth-watering, ginger spice, honey-sweet, papayas, vanilla, delicious
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium to long, ginger spice, keep warm,

  5. schengel10 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A very good Blended Malt, Leadmalt is probably a Clynelish.

    [Color gold; [
    • Nose
      intense nose; strong spicy oak, citrus aromas, vanilla;
    • Taste
      powerfully powerful start, a lot of oak, very complex, spices, oak, looks quite old;
    • Finish
      medium-length, powerful finish; spicy, nutty aftertaste;

  6. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Balance sheet (22) I would add a degree (I always want to add a degree to the reduced whiskey :)) Good work! (86) L 05.09.12
    • Nose
      Fruity ... soft ... chocolate ... melon ... vanilla and apple ... spices and a tree ... development in nuts and a light note of smoke (21.5)
    • Taste
      Creamy-spicy, fruit marmalade, plum jam ... tangerine (21.5)
    • Finish
      Finish sparingly spicy ... soft pepper and fruit ... chocolate wrap and vanilla ... ginger bitter (21)

  7. Shalfei scored this whisky 82 points Member Junior

    Pulled pepper in taste, I love it very much, you can take it for a drink, but it will not bring any revelations.
    • Nose
      Not spirituous, soft, sweet, dried apples, caramel "duchess", sherry, very harmonious.
    • Taste
      Very good and powerful pepper, oak, some kind of vegetable notes, chubby radish, tannins.
    • Finish
      Average in duration, followed by a radish with pepper)))

  8. jeoff scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    My favorite among the <80 € blends of CB, can really be something delicious.
    • Nose
      Light, spicy oak, full malt, brown honey, apple peel, clove, light pepper with light citrus tips, nutmeg
    • Taste
      Nutmeg, white pepper, clove, malty, toffee, light honey, the spiciness changes with the saliva more in sweetness, then in the dryness of oak chips, cinnamon, vllt. a few kitchen herbs
    • Finish
      Apple peel, hay, rosemary, dried malt, citrus peel, grapefruit and some pepper in between, medium length

  10. peatbogger scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

    Almost on level with Devil's Cask
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

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