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Tamdhu 15-year-old

Overall rating
86.38/100
votes
125
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Release
Bottled
08.02.2019
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Sherry Oak Casks
Number of bottles
24000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5010852040661
Added on
04 Mar 2019 3:57 pm by Noface83
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 85,69

58 × in wishlist

125 × member ratings

30 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tamdhu 15-year-old

21 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.38 points

  1. WhiskyNotes scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    https://www.whiskynotes.be/2019/tamdhu/tamdhu-15-years/

    Nose: a modern, rounded and thick nose. Dense fruitcake, dried figs, plenty of raisins and rich toffee. Apfelstrudel with hints of vanilla. Some brighter notes of orange peel and red berry jam. Earthy spice underneath, mainly cinnamon and nutmeg. Mouth: quite jammy although there are strong spicy notes too. Baked pears, oranges, blackcurrant. Toasted walnuts, Heering cherry, bitter almonds. Cinnamon and hints of coffee. Peppered lemon in the end. Finish: long, rich, on dried fruits, chocolate and peppery oak.

    A modern, rich and vibrant sherry profile. The active oak is balanced by enough juicy fruits. Quite a benchmark in this genre I would say, overtaking recent GlenDronach in my book. Let’s just hope they make consistent follow-up batches. A tad expensive, but recommended nonetheless.

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    modern sticky sherry profile - no Saftmalt but somehow boring and for its price too tasty - but comes closer to the old Glendronach Revival Style for me as the current of Rachel
    • Nose
      86 86
      dried figs, orange, citrus zests, grapefruit peel, sweet, apricot, bitter almond
    • Taste
      86 86
      slightly dry, oily, syrupy - needs a small drop of water to open - dried dates and figs, plum jam, orange, apricot, chocolate, some leather, fine oak tones
    • Finish
      84 84
      warm and sweet - but even after a big long chewed gulp not really medium long

  3. gaboruso scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Beaty-Tang scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    He needs some air, then suddenly he opens up nicely. Wow, at first boring mainstream and newfangled sherry cask maturation. Then cinnamon, chocolate and walnut. Very intense, delicious. The milky Brennereicharakter also comes through. But not the absolute best in terms of price. But quite pleasant and nice to drink.

  5. rolabob scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  6. Dris scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  7. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      some earth, grapes, herbs, honey, baked apple with cinnamon
    • Taste
      Honey, apple, currants, lime, some grapefruit, some pepper

  8. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    20 21 21 20 82

  9. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Ralfy review 797: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4R5sheeBig (90/100).

    "Again, this is, why I would describe, this is a feminine style of sherry monster."

  10. Beaty-Tang scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Super balanced between youth, age, Brennereicharakter and Sherry Fassreifung. You can not say more than that - that's the way it has to be. Only the price is too ambitious with 80 €. There are cheaper, similar or more offer.

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