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Waldviertler Whisky J.H. Dark Rye Malt

Overall rating
79.67/100
votes
3
Category
Rye
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Fassfinish Ex-Laphroaig
Vintage
2008
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Oak Cask + Ex-Laphroaig Cask Finish
Number of bottles
314
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L2R08LP
Added on
08 Jul 2019 2:29 pm by Gotthard
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 69.00

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Whisky Reviews for Waldviertler Whisky J.H. Dark Rye Malt

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.67 points

  1. dewo scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    9 years in an Austrian oak barrel and then 1 year in a Laphraig barrel.
    46% is also a pleasant drinking strength.
    Sounds exciting, especially when it is lightly roasted malt from the Austrian Highland.
    But you shouldn't compare it to the Highland Scotland, because the rye quality in Scotland is very different from that in the largest coherent rye growing area in Europe with centuries of experience and tradition.
    • Nose
      85 85
      The first impression is not smoke, as one would expect, but maltiness.
      Then comes a nice round sweetness that reminds me of marshmallows. Very easily around the campfire, with smoke that now comes through nicely integrated.
      Light toffee notes from the slightly browning marshmallows.
      Then there is a hint of saltiness and makes the whole thing very, very round.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Sweet peat, I can't describe it any other way.
      Both come together on the palate and then become pleasantly salty.
      Then a lot of saliva is stimulated and the mouth becomes honey-sweet, again with the very slight, pleasant smoke.
    • Finish
      86 86
      The salt / smoke bleaches on the back of the palate and settles.
      A dry spice does not come unpleasantly and remains long-lasting.

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