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Tullibardine 1993

Overall rating
82.30/100
votes
15
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Sauternes Wood Finish
Vintage
1993
Bottled
2008
Casktype
Sauternes Wood Finish
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060074860271
Added on
20 Oct 2009 9:57 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 47.75

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15 × member ratings

33 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tullibardine 1993

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.30 points

  1. Gonathras did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Note by Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com:

    Tullibardine 1993/2008 (46%, OB, ‘Sauterne’ Finish)  As the good people at Celtique Connexion in Britanny or Glenmorangie, Signatory or Bruichladdich in Scotland have already shown us, Sauternes can work very well with whisky. I said ‘can’ ;-). Colour: gold. Nose: extremely close to the Moscatel, only a little rounder and more honeyed. Like if someone had poured a few litres of mead into a regular cask – as for the rest, please read above. Mouth: right, the wine is more obvious here, but it does not overwhelm the whisky at all. Hints of rose jelly and ripe apricots added to a very nice cask of Tullibardine (please see above). Finish: long, candied, fruity (more quinces here) and slightly smoky. Quite some pepper once again. Gets maybe a tad too ‘exotic’ in the aftertaste (pineapple drops). Comments: once again, this is very good, but the shier moscatel finish worked a little better in my opinion.SGP:451 - 84 points (But pssst, dear distillers, there’s an ‘s’ at the end of Sauternes.)

  2. bull10298 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    The latest Sauternes Finish from Tullibardine is the best to date. Sweet on the
    nose, very fruity, with honey and gingerbread. Full and syrupy on the palate,
    with mulled wine notes. The finish is medium and gingery, with lingering figs
    and fudge.

    http://www.whisky-pages.com/notes/distillery.php?id=tulli

     

  3. markjedi1 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Pure enjoyment. Bring out the sun, so I can put the
    bottle back on the table! Thanks, Jos.
    • Nose
      The nose is very fresh. It is spring in the glass.
      Soft and oily with all kinds of citrus fruits and apricots on syrup. Quite some
      honey too. A tiny bit floral and grassy. Very inviting.
    • Taste
      It is soft on the palate. The Sauternes has put its
      foot down. Very sweet and spicy. Cinnamon and some pepper, candied ginger. A
      slight sour touch as is from lemon. Quince, too. A touch of smoke? Must be from
      the wood.
    • Finish
      The finish is mildly peppery and sweet. It remains
      fruity until the end.

  4. Ikkakumon scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Nice, especially for the "finish"
    • Nose
      Sweet and fruity (orange, apricot)
    • Taste
      In restraint at first, sweet, apples and pears, some spices.
    • Finish
      Dry and relatively long on malt.

  5. granella2003 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fine, sweet, fruit, fresh chilled fruit salad notes with traces of orange citrus.
    • Taste
      The taste is smooth and greasy, the texture is round and fruity. A dessert time dram and also very nice.With a few drops of water, the story only gets better, from very good to truly exceptional sweet wine.
    • Finish
      Volatile and brings an incredible, durable finish

  6. Mortique did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Funny indeed. The front label of the tube reads "Sauterne" whereas the label in the back and the bottle label reads "Sauternes". Seems like they could not really decide  

  7. saintjimmy did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Shouldn't it be 'Sauternes Wood', with an 's' at the end of Sauternes?

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