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Puni Gold 05-year-old

Overall rating
79.89/100
votes
47
Whiskybase ID
114686
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Gold
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 Jul 2018 7:02 pm by whisky313
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 46.48

2 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

75 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Puni Gold 05-year-old

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.89 points

  1. domani scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    The nose is very promising and gives the impression you have a Speysider in the glass. The palate is not much. Here, the events focus more or less on the brief whims in the form of black pepper. The sudden onset of bitterness stops any development of aromas and seems more like programmed to suggest a certain maturation time. All in all, not so bad for 5 years - 28.09.2018
    • Nose
      Youthful freshness with a slightly exotic twist. Flowery and soft, star fruit, green pear, Ahoi effervescent, also has some musty, wet cardboard, beeswax, candle wax, lavender oil, fresh herbal aroma
    • Taste
      Sweet and soft then follows an increasingly intense tingling on the tip of the tongue, pithy black pepper, oily, waxy, ethereal aroma, quite early sets in a woody bitterness
    • Finish
      Short

  2. Rody024 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Quite young, but well balanced. Better complexity than expected of this age. The flavours and ABV are in great harmony. A promising dram, but not there yet.
    • Nose
      75 75
      Intensity - 5
      Richness - 6

      Porridge, a touch of gingerbread, honey, tropical fruit (mango), peach, vanilla and some pepper.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Intensity - 5
      Richness - 7
      Smooth, warming but slightly watery mouthfeel.

      Porridge again, mango, gingerbread, vanilla, coconut and biscuits.
    • Finish
      80 80
      5-10 seconds.
      It carries some complexity with mango and peppery notes.

  3. Highlander65 scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Good whisky, not very complex but well done.
    • Nose
      Good initial scent of fresh fruit, after a while there is a pleasant aroma of vanilla that grows to cover the fruity one, a hint of cereals and a hint of herbaceous
    • Taste
      On the palate it is soft, light and sweet, vanilla and confectionary without being sickening
    • Finish
      Long, sweet, sugary finish.

  4. vlad78 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Light floral, fruity and nutritious fragrance. A bit sharply-floral in taste.
    • Nose
      Fruity, floral, vanilla and lemon
    • Taste
      Fruity, floral, little spicy in the end.
    • Finish
      Fruity and dry. Apple juice

  5. edhunter15 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    Similar to the Puni Alba, this South Tyrolean is also characterized by particularly sweet flavors, making it ideal as a starter whisky. Of course, the whisky will seem too unspectacular to one or the other. But if it may be something mild and uncomplicated, then you can certainly find the pleasant vanilla, honey and flower flavors.
    • Nose
      A gentle scent of sweet vanilla, mild grape juice and floral aromas flows gently to me. Behind it also show some marzipan, honey and cinnamon and also a slightly alcoholic but not unpleasant note is to recognize again and again.
    • Taste
      With a composition of soft vanilla, sweet rape honey and floral notes, the malt is initially on the tongue, with all flavors come along very mild and unobtrusive. As in the nose, I perceive here also a slightly alcoholic white wine note.
    • Finish
      As expected, the departure is relatively short and also mild. The floral or floral aromas are particularly evident, but a subtle oak flavor is now recognizable.

  6. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      69 69

  7. SimpleSample scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    NE there's better 5 Series
    • Nose
      78 78
      Floral .... sweetish ... bourbon barrel typical smell ... something honey
    • Taste
      75 75
      Seasoning .... something sweet again ...
    • Finish
      79 79
      Medium and a little milder

  8. xAndiDD scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    A fine Italian whisky
    • Nose
      very alcoholic, light vanilla
    • Taste
      Sweet with slowly coming oak, slightly spicy like pepper
    • Finish
      long and sharp

  9. erizo scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    5 years in the First Fill Bourbon barrel, light yellow color, intense vanilla with honey and light fruits, a thoroughly successful whisky. I'm looking forward to the first 8 or 10 years old. Keep it up! Tasted today at a distillery tour in Glurns.

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