Overall rating
86.56/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB116240
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Creative Whisky Company (CWC)
Vintage
1999
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
180
Strength
50.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
The Whisky Exchange Exclusive
Market
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Added on
12 aug 2018 7:53 pm by GIORGOS
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 166.00

3 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

30 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Ben Nevis 1999 CWC

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.56 points.

  1. ConvalRen scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Very fruity and delicious however the oils are rather dense blocking much of the content to be deciphered.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Candied apple, granny smith apples, asian pear. Sweet and floral. Thick and musky, densely packed with oils - reminds me of normandie butter. Some elements of the sea there, weird, but salt and kippers.

      Coconut santan and curry leaves.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Fruit bomb, very Asian driven. Dried kumquat peels, boiled Korean pear, goji berries and jackfruit. Grapefruit, yes. Red guava (jambu batu air merah), check. Overly ripened papaya, to the point it is soft and mushy.

      Little sherry, mild in sweetness and density.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long lasting, oily, creamy and buttery. A very solid finish. Not dry, rather overwhelming on 'wetness'.

      Pineapples, soursop, mangosteen and something stringy; like a herbaceous and green plant. Could be lemongrass.

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  3. Obynapewno scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
      sweet and fresh orchard fruit, pear compote, apples in a wooden box, some grain, lime
    • Taste
      88 88
      orchard fruit, wood, freshly, meadow, honey, exotic fruit, passion fruit, cream, pepper
    • Finish
      87 87
      short - medium, quite mineral, fresh, sweet

  4. detachedblue scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
      Fresh candied dram, stewed pears, very sweet, malty and some jammy sherry, very decently matured.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Huge, modern sherry, a bit oaky at the beginning, then becoming more fruit-driven, candied lime, huge grapefruits, then becoming slightly tropical, quite good balance
    • Finish
      88 88
      Long fresh lime, pineapple and grapefruits, sweet and cooling.

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