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Overall rating
88.88/100
votes
37
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
30th Anniversary
Vintage
14.10.1988
Bottled
13.12.2018
Stated Age
30 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
6847
Number of bottles
519
Strength
54.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Mar 2019 2:42 pm by Whisky_Addicted
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 413,67

29 × in wishlist

37 × member ratings

49 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Blair Athol 1988 SV

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.88 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Moderator

    Good complexity, dusty old sherry cask with quite some freshness and punch though - I think this one will get better after a while. This is one of the very few bottlings from the 30th anniversary of Signatory that has a fair pricing but in general all of them are overpriced.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Intense sherry nose, nutty, hints of fresh rubber and leather, spices, nutmeg, meaty, bacon, milk chocolate, some dried fruits, figs, raisins - needs some air - after also some citrus fruits are showing - quite complex - very good!
    • Taste
      92 92
      Punchy, creamy, liquorice, more nuts, more dried fruits, tobacco, little leathery, beef bouillon, subtle sweetness, more spices, juicy sherry wood, dark chocolate - great!
    • Finish
      90 90
      Long, warm, more sherry wood, not drying, zesty, more spices

  2. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Pretty obvious profile on the dried fruit sherry version, a little sulfur. Very generous on spices. In red thread, a small burnt note. In the mouth, tight sherry, beautiful bitterness. Spices. Big presence on the final.

    Enthusiasm 4/5

    Whisky n ° 2161

  3. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    21 22 21 22 86

  4. besar scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

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