Overall rating
Single Malt
The Vintage Malt Whisky Co Ltd. (VM)
Bottling serie
The Cooper's Choice
Stated Age
09 years old
American Oak + Sherry Finish
Number of bottles
52.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
24 Mar 2019 4:53 pm by ffmdino
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 90.66

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Whisky Reviews for Teaninich 2009 VM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.00 points

  1. volker40sw scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 07-21-2020.

  2. ARDBERG scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    from the blind tasting x-mas single malt calendar -
    my best guess was: refill wood with a unsual sweetness in the finish, around 15 years and 50%, some Speyside distillery...

    It is neither complex nor powerful - easy to drink but the sweetness due to the sherry finish puts me off (too sweet). The finish suggests that the dram is older...

    I have the feeling that I would have preffered this without the sherry finish - just with plain american wood.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. rottendon scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    I'm typing on a medium old refill sherry keg. A beautifully made whisky, very tasty, with the amount of acidity but nothing for every day. Special depth is not found.

    Notes from a blind tasting.

    OK, a sherry finish and young. Unexpected but already fits. Does Teaninich work with peat? Dunnage it can hardly have been, at the age ...
    • Nose
      Dark fruit, a little sweat and a barrel make the beginning. After a short time, overripe yellow fruits are added. After standing Fertile. More restrained than at the beginning. It could also be a few ppm smoke, but I'm not sure.
      With heat, the nose is stronger, more acid, noble fruit vinegar. I no longer have the feeling of smoke.
    • Taste
      Mild in the start, before then but a clear sharpness sets in the back. Light honey, again yellow fruit with a clear acidity and strong oak at the back.
    • Finish
      In the coffee departure, the acidity goes slowly, leaving behind a light bread and now I'm not sure if there is not an idea smoke. He warms up vigorously. Overall, the finish is medium.

  4. Archer scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Interesting how closed it is initially in the nose. The aromas must be worked out properly.
    • Nose
      84 84
      He does not lightly reveal his aromas ...
      Then, after some life and extensive strain of the olfactory bulb, raisins and dried plums, cherries covered, leather. Everything but low doses and on low flame.
    • Taste
      85 85
      On the tongue then less closed and restrained. Sweet cherries and blackberries, raisins, dried plums, caramel and honey. Not too strong. Dry from the beginning. Mild spices.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium long, dry. Sweet ripe cherries, raisins, slightly spicy.

  5. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    this one is very different from a teaninich from a bourbon hoggie; The keg did a great job there
    I will try it again with water but he does not need it because the alcohol is well integrated
    I like it is a delicious challenge
    • Nose
      first difficult to access then sherry !!, dark, raspberry or wild berry, earthy / mineral, sweetness, slightly tobacco, obscures a fresh note
      later comes tasty banana added
    • Taste
      full, strong and oily on the palate
      herb, sherry, oak becomes stronger, spicy
      later, old well-preserved, not-old wood, slightly cherry, slightly raisins
    • Finish
      medium to long
      slightly sherry, slightly bitter with coffee, slightly espresso, again old wood, astringent
      Oak comes later


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