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Overall rating
86.76/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Dusky and deep
Vintage
21.03.2007
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Oloroso Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
52.22
Number of bottles
230
Strength
57.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
16 Nov 2018 1:07 pm by Tauti
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Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney 2007 SMWS 52.22

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.76 points

  1. LordBellamy scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    It becomes even more complex with water, with oranges and salty caramel.

    Great barrel that does not completely cover the maritime distillery character.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Cherry, pineapple, almonds, marzipan, oak, leather, dark chocolate, toffees, some salt, cloves and plums, thyme, a very distant note of sulfur
    • Taste
      87 87
      thick and oily mouthfeel, sherry, which has a subtly salty effect, caramel, oak, some pepper and dark chocolate
    • Finish
      86 86
      long, sweet / salty sherry, nut, gnarled and dry oak, dry spice aftertaste, barely bitterness

  2. MicMac scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    Already Sherrylastig, but very dry. For me, he does not get better with water. We were 6 people in the tasting, I was the only one who did not like this drink. Everyone else praised him. I do not know, maybe I've eaten something wrong before, drunk or whatever ... That's why my point determination

  3. Pardes scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. FernetBranco scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    https://www.smws.com/dusky-and-deep

    Ausgabepreis im November 2018: 56,00 GBP

    Notes von der SMWS Website:
    "The sherry influence is unmistakable – dusky shades of toffee, brown sugar, molasses, Macaroon bars, treacle tart, prunes and Serrano ham; also hints of tree bark, tobacco leaf and attractive leather. The palate is full-on – treacle, cough medicine, dried figs and dates, Black Bun, dark chilli chocolate, PX, Fernet Branca, quince jelly, pardon peppers and a spiced oak finish. Water brings thick-cut marmalade and salted caramel to the nose; the taste now combines rich fruit cake and Twiglets; with dry ginger, liquorice and clove to finish. After 9 years in ex-bourbon oak we transferred this to a first-fill Oloroso hogshead."

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