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Overall rating
72.38/100
votes
44
Whiskybase ID
107686
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Casktype
American and European Oak Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L6306CM000 59536970
Barcode
5000281041094
Added on
11 Feb 2018 1:04 pm by Grote Boze
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 40.83

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44 × member ratings

137 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dalwhinnie Winter's Gold

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 72.38 points

  1. Markdavies scored this whisky 72 points Member Senior

    Honeyed scent on the nose, fairly full on alcohol and slight abrasive punch. The palate is a little flat, with a sickly element. Not an expensive dram but was hoping for a little more from Dalwhinnie, perhaps misplaced from a whisky produced for mass market and with an added sweetness abvoiuolsy trying to appeal to mass market

  2. Jo_Breesch scored this whisky 70 points Newbie

    From the freezer, viscous in the glass. Smells of morning dew, wood, just after first welcoming with a nose. (hello) black pepper, vanilla creme brûlée (how are you doing).
    Taste wood (oak), spicy (notes of clove, nutmeg), fruity pear

  3. robbert88 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Sweet honey, flowers, vanilla and fruit on the nose.

    The taste: clear honey. This is a whisky for the sweet lover! It is also certainly spicy. Has some fresh in it which reminds me of mint. Oranges, apricot and plums and caramel.

    Actually there is a surprising amount of taste in this whisky and you only appreciate it more after you have drunk it frozen.

    The aftertaste is nice and warm, thick and oily. Chocolate, honey, vanilla.

  4. ConvalRen scored this whisky 10 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      10 10
    • Taste
      9 9
    • Finish
      10 10

  5. schengel10 scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    A simple, decent Dalwhinnie for a reasonable price!
    • Nose
      fresh citrus fruits (oranges, peaches), sweet malt, light oak;
    • Taste
      strong, sparkling, fruity onset, oranges, peaches, honey, fine vanilla, spice, pepper, tasty, seems a little unripe;
    • Finish
      medium length finish; fruity floral aftertaste;

  6. nkrc scored this whisky 74 points Member Senior

    This one was a present. I like the story behind it: only winter distillates were used, nice one for Xmas. But apart from this, rather underwhelming. Drinkable, yes. But nothing special. If I can be bothered, I'll add some tasting notes.

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