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Auchentoshan 1999 CA

Overall rating
84.46/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB113729
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Vintage
1999
Bottled
03.05.2018
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead & Château Lafite
Number of bottles
258
Strength
52.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 jun 2018 8:51 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 121.25

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28 × member ratings

37 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan 1999 CA

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.46 points

  1. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    21 20 20 20 81

    An explosive mixture, IMHO, you can drink it but it's difficult ... especially in summer (((
    obviously required a long time to breathe, the whole evening did not help him ...
    sorry ... on a summer evening we recklessly opened a bottle ... we must try it in winter ...

  2. GJR scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. man2392 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Nose: lingonberry jam, cardamom buns, redcurrant jelly and rye bread, toasted cloves, cacao nibs and purple carrots, tamarillos and verjus
    Palate: black cherry sauce, rosehips and Fry's Turkish Delight
    Finish: raspberry jam doughnuts and wet oak chips, parsnips and mastiha

    With water
    Nose: herbal, rhododendrons, apricot kernels, dark chocolate lebkuchen, pink wafers
    Palate: honeyed, damson preserve and grenadine
    Finish: Jaffa Cakes and orange oil

    feels better balanced than the 18yo single cask.

  4. crcornell scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    The wine cask finish adds an extra dimension which has been done elegantly not overpowering the spirit.

    One of the more preferred Auchentoshan’s I have tried.
    • Nose
      75 75
      Sweet beginnings with apple, rose, liquorice and milk chocolate. Baked goods of jelly donuts and sugar loaded cereals with a touch of cinnamon.
    • Taste
      81 81
      Fruitiness with passionfruit, red grape, dates and cherries. Followed by vanilla, pencil cases and a green herbaceous tinge.
    • Finish
      78 78
      Finished with a slight wood driven tannic grip, the grape persisting with a spice similar to craft cola or root beer.

  5. dandan798 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Smells light and fruity but packs a wood-influenced punch! This is not a dram for everyone. Has the character of a big barbarian weapon-smith.
    • Nose
      88 88
      heather, honey, vanilla, gummy bears, floral, sweet, cherries, grapes, fruit, subtle clove
    • Taste
      89 89
      fruit, grapes, cherries, spicy, pepper, green apple, vanilla, honey, spice, gloves, dark chocolate, tobacco
    • Finish
      88 88
      chocolate, grapes, astringent, cloves, big spice, vanilla, leather, tobacco, old wood

  6. detachedblue scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    This one gives big and dignified noses, however, the palate is a little bit watery, not very complex though.
    • Nose
      In a blind tasting, I felt this whisky is really old and big, tobacco, mushroom and fresh grapes, metallic and sea air.
    • Taste
      The palate is simpler, sweet and leathery, fresh cut herbs.
    • Finish
      Minty and very refreshing

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. rpvdwel scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

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