Whiskybase
Overall rating
90.25/100
votes
30
Whiskybase ID
WB134780
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
La Famiglia Nostra (LFN)
Vintage
1995
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Sherry (15 months PX Octave)
Number of bottles
120
Strength
54.4 % Vol.
Size
350 ml
Added on
10 Jul 2019 10:19 pm by smaeksle
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 105.00

6 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

65 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Sherry Bomb Vol. 3 LFN

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.25 points

  1. FrankH scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    One of the best sherry bombs since the beginning of whisky production. Okay, that sounds implausible. But this single malt is really one of the tastiest I've ever had in the glass. Since the Macallan Ruby can not keep up. No wonder, because this Sherry Bomb vol.3 is also 23 years old.
    • Nose
      Fruit. Sherry. The alcohol is so well integrated that you hardly feel it. You just take it right now. Fantastic. Rarely experienced such a pleasant first impression.
    • Taste
      I can not describe the complexity of the taste. For my vocabulary is not enough. This sherry bomb is just a treat. Again, the alcohol is only slightly felt. And then there's chocolate and raisins. I have never experienced anything like it.
    • Finish
      Long, fruity, sweet. Hardly any alcohol. Raisins. Delicious.

  2. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    The sweet sherry kills all the fine nuances - for me it is too superficial for its age and above all too sticky sweet
    • Nose
      87 87
      Chocolate syrup, sweet sherry, prunes, sweet marzipan
    • Taste
      86 86
      Sugar-sweet, TriTop syrup, red berries, chocolate raisins, with thick, herbaceous soy sauce behind
    • Finish
      86 86
      medium length - sweet thickened red grape must

  3. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Really a top whisky, exactly what I expect from a sherry bomb!
    • Nose
      The first warmed impression is super chocolatey, almonds, dry sherry, leather, dark fruits, grated lemon peel, with time there is also a slightly effervescent sweetness, with red berries, nice oak spice, a breeze of tobacco, indicated a little iodine, mint lurks in the background , I could smell forever, very pleasant
    • Taste
      creamy, sweet starts, raisins, full load of sherry, chocolate, liquorice, slightly nutty. sweet, bittersweet, raisin concentrate, slightly acid, leather, mint, intense, super fruity and creamy, the alcohol is super integrated, full-bodied, very nice
    • Finish
      still creamy, nuts, salt, grapes, above all a light fruity sweetness, fruit bowl behind, slightly tart, medium length

  4. MacArthur scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Sample from the Sherry Bomb Tasting. The 10 year olds were more homogeneous. One writes leather and mint. Certainly multi-layered, but too much furniture polish for me.

  5. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  6. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2021


Forgot your password?

Login