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Overall rating
91.00/100
votes
36
Whiskybase ID
129609
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Berry Bros & Rudd (BR)
Vintage
1983
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
34 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
6729
Number of bottles
252
Strength
46.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Shinanoya
Added on
12 Apr 2019 1:09 pm by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 724.50

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Whisky Reviews for Teaninich 1983 BR

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.00 points

  1. SherryDrone scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    I tasted this at the HK whisky festival 2019, at the Shinanoya booth.
    Absoluty awesome whisky. On the nose, a lot mineralistic and mixed metals. Faded black currant. Tuscany olive oil. On the palate, it was quite zesty and fresh. A classic teaninch with a high degree of oiliness, tea, green pears, fresh grass & a gentle fruitness. Subtle for a 34yo. Fruit jelly. Finish: Not as long as a 34yo could be but a delicate, medium long finish with long of herbal characteristics with mild menthol, oiliness, garden shrubs all infused. A good teaninch.

  2. Cozio scored this whisky 95 points Newbie

    Since Serge rates it 93 (probably the highest score he gave for a Teaninich), I have high expectations on this rare bottle. I am lucky to have a share bottle of this when I buy the whisky.

    Nose: on the dark side, rusty and fruity. Pineapple, linseed, vanilla, black currant, old forest wooden floor, leathery, tool shed, with a touch of honey sweetness. It is an interesting combination which I don’t find in many whisky but I like it a lot. Amazing stuff!

    Taste: Really remarkable taste with a rich and multi-layered flavours. It carry similar profile as the nose suggests. The relatively low strength of alcohol content makes it very drinkable. I can identify grapefruit, overripe pears, mango, black tea, orange peel, herbal.

    Finish: Medium to long. Again, tea, grass, waxy, with a slight hint of lemon.

    Conclusion: A very very special Teaninich. Although I have high expectations before trying, and the sample size is in small quantity, it surprised me with its rich and interesting flavours. I also like the old classic label and Shinanoya a lot. I know the price has gone up a lot but definitely will grab another bottle if I have the chance!

  3. Horror_Vacui scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Nose:
    The first thing I smell immediately is citrus fruit - pink grapefruit. Then cement dust, crushed mussels, floor wax, furniture polish. Metal, but not youthfully metallic, but rather an old unventilated tool shed. Dried wallpaper paste when the volatile solvents have already warped. Half a mango and a honeydew melon complete the picture with an enigmatic sweetness.
    It may not sound very sexy, but it is an exciting and pleasant nose.

    Mouth:
    Green tea (Sencha), black tea, mentholy-minty, olive oil, mineral (stone), grapefruit, orange peel, slightly waxy.

    Finish:
    Medium length, slightly citrusy, black tea (which is a little too long), some sage

    Conclusion:
    Unusual, but in a very attractive way. Very complex, many subtle flavors, a really interesting whisky

    92/100

  4. DramFan scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very subtle and playful, highly perfumed and elegant. It's a textured whisky that will excite those who are after a refined Highland malt with fresh stone fruit characteristics. The 34 years in a Bourbon barrel have resulted in multiple layers of herbal/fruit flavours that are joint in perfect harmony. To push this above the 90s line, I'd have hoped for a bit more depth and a slightly longer finish.

  5. wncvirus scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Fruit, apples, wood, a lot of oranges / mandarins, tea notes.

    Taste: Elegantly arranged in taste. At the beginning light varnish and then smooth transition to fruitiness. You can also feel the aroma of tea. The taste is quite deep and strong. You can taste her age.

    Rating: 92 100 Quite long fruity finish with apples. Definitely very intriguing whisky. Which I recommend to try. I really enjoyed it!

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