The Singleton of Dufftown 18-year-old

Overall rating
80.13/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB126079
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Perfectly Balanced & Smooth
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
European and American Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5000281028620
Added on
16 feb 2019 5:48 pm by titanlever
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 91.21

4 × in wishlist

29 × member ratings

69 × in collection

Whisky reviews for The Singleton of Dufftown 18-year-old

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 80.13 points.

  1. zzqfyl scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  2. MaroFF scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    A big disappointment for me. I used to drink the 15 year old version before and it was a very nice, well-balanced version. I promised myself a lot after tasting her 18-year-old "sister". Unfortunately, a big disappointment. The bitterness in the final finish is, for my senses, unacceptable.
    • Nose
      76 76
      delicate, fruity, apples, raisins, vanilla, a bit of cigarette smoke
    • Taste
      78 78
      creamy, sweet, mint, white pepper, and hay
    • Finish
      77 77
      short, quite peppery, spicy and bitter ending

  3. Stefan_Hartl scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    December 3rd, 2020

    If you leave out the age you have a nice fruity Speysider with a nice oak contrast in the finish. Would be even better with a few percentage points more alcohol.
    • Nose
      First juicy, sweet and sour apples and barley sugar. In the background oak, herbs and wax. Overall fruity, balanced and pleasant.
    • Taste
      Soft and oily on the tongue and first sweet, then gentle spices and again wax. Easy to drink, but unfortunately a little too gentle.
    • Finish
      After a short fruitiness and seasoning, the oak shows a bit of bitterness, plus a little hazelnut.

  4. dapoinbua scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    there is something in the whisky which is really beautiful. still it lacks some power. higher abv would be nice
    • Nose
      83 83
      very soft, fresh floral notes topped with vanilla creme, sweetness almost maritime, sweet wood
    • Taste
      81 81
      dry and woody, very gentle notes on the palate,
    • Finish
      80 80
      rather short and unbalanced.

  5. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    20 20 19 19 78

  6. maltaholic scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Pleasant aroma.
    He looks ripe, round, elegant.
    Barrel notes, a little vanilla.

    Very mild, it almost tastes like it does not even have 40%.
    Not quite as spicy as the 12er, but not cute either.
    Somewhat balanced.
    Grapes, wood, chocolaty.

    Not bad...

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