anCnoc 2009 SMWS 115.10

Overall rating
83.69/100
votes
15
Whiskybase ID
WB120112
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
The remains of the hay
Vintage
02.09.2009
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
115.10
Number of bottles
242
Strength
59.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
31 oct 2018 6:28 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 74.94

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Whisky reviews for anCnoc 2009 SMWS 115.10

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.69 points.

  1. LordBellamy scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    The barrel was good, but overall it was bottled too young for my taste
    • Nose
      In the beginning comes a big load of hay, meadow herbs, at the beginning he looks very young. After a while comes Wildhonig and a load of light fruits, vanilla and some grated coconut show up, but also some cowshed, his youthful age always seems a bit through, he is also quite restless
    • Taste
      sparkling clean notes of light fruits and sweet honey, with some oak and vanilla
    • Finish
      rather short, sweet honey, a few herbs, vanilla, coconut

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  3. Geisti scored this whisky 81 points Member Junior

    Nose: Honey sweetness, flowers in spring, a bit of solvents and alcoholic harshness

    Taste: Those herbal, grassy and floral tones i associated with speyside whisky. But not so strong that i makes me dislike it.
    I do like the wild honey aftertaste that lingers at the end tough.
    Water mellows it nicely, rounds the taste. Fits the flavour profile nicely. It cuts the hay one could say ;)
    Prefere it with water for sure. It brings out a bit of a menthol character as well.

  4. Eichi scored this whisky 86 points Member Junior

    Nose dry with drie fruits. Elegant sweetness with herbs, spices and floral moments. Mouthwatering. Sweetness inreases. Stays nice.Very drinkable. Loses with water. Long aftertaste.

  5. FernetBranco scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Ausgabepreis im Oktober 2018: 48,00 GBP

    Notes der SMWS Website: (www.smws.com/the-remains-of-the-hay)

    "A sprawling aroma of peppermint, eucalyptus, cactus flesh, lime boiled sweeties, brambles and apple tart. The nose continues to evolve with bark, damp hay, straw, lemon jelly, toasted sunflower seeds, jelly babies and pressed flowers. With water the complexities remains resolute. Notes of fresh wildflowers, hand cream, buckthorn, citrus jams, cotton wool, plasticine, grape must and cough syrup. A rising chalky dryness in the background. The palate opens with mineralic vigour; notes of sourdough bread, nectar, hawthorn, clove rock, jasmine and green tea. Water adds white pepper, dried sage, cedar wood, fruit scones, mint jelly and a lightly sweetened oatmeal."
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

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