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Arran The Marsala Cask Finish

Overall rating
84.13/100
votes
100
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Finishes
Bottled
07.2018
Casktype
Marsala Cask Finish
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 20 07 18 / L 23 07 18
Barcode
5060044483516
Added on
11 Aug 2018 6:49 pm by Avazo37
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 46,86

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Whisky Reviews for Arran The Marsala Cask Finish

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.13 points

  1. Rosebank88 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet and nutty. Walnut ice cream with preserved dried fruits, caramel, canned mandarins, compote, orange chocolate and a breeze of salt.
      With water: salty, fragrant and quite nutty. pickled fruits, orange zest and caramel.
    • Taste
      Spicy, dense and quite nutty. Caramel, marzipan, barrel flavors and pepper.
      With water, aromatic, musty nuts, butter, dried fruit, chocolate and undergrowth.
    • Finish
      Long, nutty and barrely.

  2. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Copy & Paste by Sauternes brother: Tasty, strong, inexpensive (40-45 €), not too complex, not too tasty - fits.
    • Nose
      sweet, fruity, orange, tangerine, honey, a little cinnamon ... with water even fresher, more fruity, there is still some cherry
    • Taste
      Gingerbread / Dominoes fits quite well. So spicy pastries, fruit jelly, marzipan, dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      medium long, spicy-sweet

  3. CIB914 scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

  4. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. MrYens scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

  6. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    29-09-2018
    • Nose
      72 72
      citric fruits, almonds, honey
    • Taste
      70 70
      spices, nuts, bitter oranges
    • Finish
      73 73
      fruit, pepper

  7. punchbowl scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. thatcher2000 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Fresh fruits, dark cherries, dried meadows,raisins, flowers
    • Taste
      84 84
      coffee, honey, herbs, resin, anise
    • Finish
      84 84
      long finish of wood and dried cherries, spices

  9. Kumachan scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    ● The amber dress.
    Tears solid and thick with large drops.

    ● The nose
    Gourmand. Cereals and almonds, Almond creams, dried fruits, grapes and whisky cream. Rum baba, tiramisu. Sugar and egg white. Easter egg with brandy.

    ● The mouth.
    Creamy. Sweet, egg white with sugar, almond whisky cream. Raisin, chocolate pear. Grape and mascarpone rum. Coffee Tiramisu.

    ● The final.
    Moderately long and vegetal. Licorice and cereal.

    A finish where the distillate is replaced for me, the Marsala dominates, the egg cream and the almond are too dominant. The expression is however quite successful.

    If it had to be given a subjective note, it would be a 86

  10. Lorion scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    The nose could be gigantic, unfortunately it pushes down the alcohol that stings. The palate is classified as "good", but in no way surprised. The finish is inconspicuous, but pleasant.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Mandarin and almonds. Some alcohol. Intensive pistachios are here. And gradually oak comes through. Intense and spicy. Anise. Some nougat still and a sourish appeal. Wood.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Full and intense. Quite also tingling. Very cute. Mandarins gels. Fruit tea. Mild coffee in the dessert.
    • Finish
      79 79
      Medium. Orange peel. Decently bitter.

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