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Overall rating
87.94/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
2007
Bottled
30.01.2019
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Bordeaux & Sauternes Cuvée
Casknumber
183 + 216
Number of bottles
518
Strength
58.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5021944101184
Bottled for
Kirsch Whisky
Added on
09 Jun 2019 7:38 pm by Ana_tol
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.71

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Whisky Reviews for Ballechin 2007

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.94 points

  1. MadScientist scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Maltlife scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

  3. Kaleva scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very nice malt, really (as for 10 yo) complex on the nose and balanced simple but very tasty palate. Wine influence can be recognized although those wine casks remind sherry maturation quite much. Sweetness hides smoky notes quite well but they appear mostly in aftertaste. The whisky is quite expensive as for 11 yo but I think it worth the price.
    • Nose
      Sweet, winy, dark caramel, spices (cinnamon and cloves), dried fruits (prunes, cherries and dates), baked apples, juicy sweet oranges, green tea with milk, hints of smoke and oak. Water opens up grassy notes, honey and fruit caramel
    • Taste
      Sweet, rather spicy (peppers and ginger), winter spicy cake, orange zest, red wine, roasted almonds, strawberry fudge, slightly astringent oak and sooty notes
    • Finish
      Quite long, slightly ashy, sweet, nutty, strawberry jam, some leathery notes, very gentle oak at the end

  4. Bam scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    One for the sweet tooth. Smoke and oak are hard on the sweetness to arrive. Purely too sweet for my taste. With water, the sweetness decreases a bit, and the smoke and oak come through better, then he likes me quite well.
    • Nose
      Very sweet, with vanilla, caramel, cotton candy, popcorn, Turkish honey, candied apples, juicy pears, strawberry jam, fresh cherries, white chocolate. Daninzer is the smoke, but rather reserved, can not really prevail against the sweet. Also a slight silage lining note is there.
    • Taste
      Strong start, silky mouthfeel. The sweet is immediately back in full. Cotton candy and white chocolate, the candied apples. Smoke and oak are getting stronger.
    • Finish
      Medium. Still very cute. The oak makes itself a bit more noticeable, and brings some bittersweet. The smoke still supporting actor. White chocolate, pepper.

  5. Whisky-Fancier scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
      Sweet, light pear, smoke, toffee, vanilla
    • Taste
      86 86
      Strong onset, greasy sweetness, oak
    • Finish
      85 85
      Oak, medium length

  6. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

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