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Overall rating
86.57/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Hunter Laing (HL)
Bottling serie
The Old Malt Cask - 20th Anniversary
Vintage
07.1999
Bottled
08.2018
Stated Age
19 years old
Casknumber
HL 17090
Number of bottles
284
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Nov 2018 8:40 pm by shortyx
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 91.42

2 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Teaninich 1999 HL

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.57 points

  1. Jackson05 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I remember trying this in store and really liking it...Enough to buy a bottle at least, so here we are.

    Ah yes, it’s just my style. It’s old school, which is to say - it hasn’t been finished in something. It’s naked whisky, the way Mother Nature intended. It’s very malty. Citrus cakes, barley sugars, green teas. A great sense of distillate and balance... I know why I bought a bottle
    • Nose
      87 87
      Lemon pound cake, thick malty aromas, barley sugars, a clean sense of the wort. Vanilla bean, tapioca. Pine needles and green tea. Against the consensus here, I think this is really nice distillate driven whisky. It’s very malty, and I love that.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Lemon cake, vanilla ice cream, orange cream. It’s very creamy, very citrusy and malty. Orange sherbet. Great mouthfeel. Nothing crazy, but I like that it hasn’t been blasted by sherry or something. Au natural.
    • Finish
      89 89
      barley sugars, citrus cakes, tapioca, vanilla. More orange sherbet. Green tea. Malty and thick. Not going to blast your palate but I really enjoy the thick and rich flavours.

  2. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
      Like walking in the dry forest, smelling grass and tree bark. Very austere.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Soft. There's ginger, lemongrass, dried herbs. There's some sweetness in the form of unripened pear and perhaps daikon.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Actually pretty nice. Quite balanced to be honest. But nothing to really write home about.

  3. Horror_Vacui scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Nose:
    Very mineral with limestone, crushed mussel shells, wet rock that dries in the sun, moss. Moist forest floor and pine needles. Something sour, gooseberry. Grapes.
    It is as angular and difficult to access as it sounds.

    Mouth:
    More sweet in the mouth, honey and grapes. Mineral-earthy notes also dominate here. Tree bark, licorice to chew on. Gooseberries. A little apricot.

    Finish:
    Hardly sweet, earthy here either.

    87/100

    Conclusion: a little attractive profile, but I like it quite well. It is the total antithesis to vanilla sweetness or the bottlings slain with sherry or wine that many followers have

  4. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Today I try my second Teaninich. The only other one I had was quite good. Let's see how this tastes.

    The nose starts out with barley sugar, then lemon bread, some grass, faint aroma of pine needles, hint of baking spices.

    Palate continues with barley sugars, then grass, then some weak candied ginger notes, hints of lemon bread dipped in tea.

    The finish carries the candied ginger note but it amplifies over the palate with more ginger and less sweetness, mild bitter tea note which is not distracting, some lemon zest.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Not a bad whisky per se but kind of lacks integration and balance

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