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Overall rating
89.03/100
votes
81
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Brühler Whiskyhaus (BW)
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximenez Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
319
Strength
48.2 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 700 ml
Added on
02 Mar 2019 1:08 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 77,90

28 × in wishlist

81 × member ratings

231 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for A Dream of Scotland The Old Lady of Islay BW

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.03 points

  1. Mr.Wong scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Delicious sweet and Smokey dram. The smoke notes from the Lagavulin are clearly noticeable. The PX cask has done an incredible job and turned this smoke dram into a very sweet explosion of strawberry and raspberry marmalade. A bit too sweet though. This dram serves perfectly after a decent dinner as a desert.
    • Nose
      Smoke, sweet red and dried fruits
    • Taste
      Delicious balanced smoke with a lot of sweet red fruits, such as strawberries and raspberries.
    • Finish
      Sweet and less smoke

  2. wouterk scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    Fantastic 10yo sherried Lagavulin.

  3. Gsellsbär scored this whisky 92 points Newbie

    Smoke and sweetness in perfection.

  4. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Incredibly sweet, tasty and delicious.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Wonderfully balanced and sweet fruity PX-Sherry with a subtle smoke note, dates, honey, red fruits in frosting.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Ripe strawberries, cherries, forest honey. The alcohol is fabulously integrated and it could have been more than 50% by volume.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Slightly peppery smoke. The sweetness and fruits stay long, the smoke accompanies discreet and pleasant.

  5. Maltlife scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. amann1 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I think the lady n tick "worse" than the Old Man but that may also be because we have gotten used to the grandiose level of Marco. The benchmark for Islay & Sherry is the Laga DE for me. Measured by this, the lady is absolutely top, if you were lucky to shoot them in the first 5 minutes to 78 €. The secondary market prices are then unfortunately determined by scarcity and passion (even for the ingenious covers).
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. Whisky-Fancier scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. Whisky-Fancier scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. gossm01 scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
      fruity sweet, subtle smoke, chlorine, plum and raisins
    • Taste
      83 83
      dry fruit, sweet, plum wine, light raisin syrup
    • Finish
      79 79
      short-medium-long and pleasantly mild

  10. benfolt scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Very sweet! More like a fruity desert whisky.

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