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Old Pulteney WK 499 Isabella Fortuna

Overall rating
85.49/100
votes
77
Whiskybase ID
WB13425
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Travel Retail only
Bottled
2009
Number of bottles
18000
Strength
52.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
L9-039-1B-10R5012
Barcode
5010509060820
Added on
31 Jan 2010 1:21 am

Average value

€ 96.96

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Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney WK 499 Isabella Fortuna

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.49 points

  1. Dris scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Loving this naturalistic style. Excellent clear bourbon notes, full-bodied, paraffin-like and malty.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. Calmar scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Young, but quite dense and balanced whisky, the palette of derivatives is not particularly impressive, but everything is in place, perhaps lacking the brightness, sunny sparkle inherent in many releases of this distillery.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, young bourbon notes - fresh boards, vanilla, mineral undertones; carpentry, lemon peel, grain, salty motifs,
    • Taste
      Intense, dense, woody-mineral notes, vanilla, sweet creamy shades, grains, mineral-salty tones, lemon peel,
    • Finish
      Light, warming, oak, lemon zest, creamy tones, mineral-metallic notes.

  3. ezioaudit scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

  4. Martin1965 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Citrus, vanilla, apple, pear, tangerines
    • Taste
      Vanilla, maritime, lemon, apricot, peach, fruit compote, ginger
    • Finish
      Long with fruit and spices

      Class !!!!!

  5. ctu scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A pleasant, concentrated Pulteney with a good taste profile, but somehow doesn't break through. 85/86.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Floral. Green apple, pear, citruses, vanilla, honey and butter.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Yellow fruits, citruses, spicy oak, marzipan and coconut.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium length, spicy and fruity.

  6. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      81 81

  7. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fresh, fruity (apples, pears), citrus, vanilla
    • Taste
      Grassy, salty, lemon
    • Finish
      Medium long, dry, bitter, salty, lemon

  8. tomy63 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    straw color, very vanilla nose, lemony, cereals. Better on the palate, quite lively and powerful, with a slightly sweet side, vanilla, no caramel here, and more and more salt. Final of good length, very iodized, acidulated. Not much less freshness than in the Flotilla, less roundness, but more iodine and a little more powerful.

  9. KayMeertens scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    More fruity, more malty and more vanilla than the 2nd release, plus a bit more punch due to its higher ABV.
    • Nose
      Vanilla sugar, coconut, honey, marzipan, malt, citrus, kiwi, salt, earth and floral notes.
    • Taste
      Marzipan, vanilla, lime, liquorice, malt, apricots, hazelnut, coconut, white chocolate, berries, citrus and iodine.
    • Finish
      Almonds, nut oil, vanilla, lime and green apple.

  10. AlecM scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Nose: vanilla and demerara sugar.

    Taste: slightly tart and fruity - apricots and peaches.

    Finish: trademark salt on the finish.

    Possibly my favourite OP from the ones I`ve tried.

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