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Overall rating
86.93/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Warehouse Tasting
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Butt
Strength
58.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Mar 2019 7:50 pm by Sandman
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 73,50

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Whisky Reviews for An Islay Distillery 2008 CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.93 points

  1. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Ed Radour scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Sandman scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    Medicinal, meaty, lemon, wet dog, plasters, maritime, salty and bouquet of fresh fruit.

  4. pilgrim77 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Definitely a young Lagavulin! It’s a dead giveaway on the nose...very reminiscent of the 12yo profile (crystal-clean peat and salty sea air), but with added sweet fruits from the sherry cask. The sweetness I expected from the nose didn’t really materialise on the palate, where the youth of the spirit is more evident. Cracked black pepper and a hint of spice, with quite a woody influence from the cask too. A fairly short and drying/peppery finish rounds things off.

  5. wisekycourse scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    W2019: 4th:
    islay kinda ledaig for its dry smoke! ... but no!
    nose quite sweet, creamy almost, well-preserved fruit, vanilla on the return, the peat is there but sweet, it's more smoke that predominates, a little dust too, spices a little sweet, in short, it's well done
    medium to long finish on the same scents
    a Lagavulin surely but boosted by sherry!

  6. Koalafant scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Cadenhead Warehouse Tasting 2019-04-08

    An Islay Malt with "L", but not Laphroaig :-D from a sucked sherry butt. Still great :-)

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