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Dalmore 18-year-old

Overall rating
84.86/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB136722
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
14.05.2019
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
American White Oak / Matusalem Oloroso Sherry
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label
Bottle code
L9134 P/008210
Barcode
5013967005891
Added on
11 Aug 2019 5:43 pm by Thomas68
Colored

Average value

€ 139.03

7 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

98 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dalmore 18-year-old

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.86 points

  1. GJR scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    During a Dalmore Masterclass. Heating up the glass helps a lot, but still a bit underwhelming. Feels younger than the stated age. Quility is good, balance is good, price too high.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      spices, candied fruits, woody and caramel
      back toasted, a little chocolate, a little noble mold
    • Taste
      roundness in the mouth, almost creamy,
      full of macerated fruits, lemon with tangerine, some peach, white grapes, pear all cooked with the syrup that emerges
      grassy and floral presence, very fragrant
      the wood comes back later with the caramel and a little coffee.
      a little dried almonds in the end
    • Finish
      long enough in fact, but very monolithic, not to get lost.

  3. Andytka3 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    1576) The Dalmore, 18YO (2019)

    An old sample that I asked Aaryan Ray Kharel to packed and lalamove to me during the MCO 1.0 last year. A year passed, the deer emblem stays sparkling, but MCO progressed to 3.0.
    • Nose
      N- Phew, at a mere 43%, the weight and penetration are packed with hits of sharp citrus fruits. Active scents of wood that may not be at a fine balanced, but you can feel the boldness that it try to shows you what a wild charging deer he is indeed. Mellowed down with classy fig, hawthorn, before wood resinous and beany nuance developed. (88/22)
    • Taste
      P- Very sherry, with lushes of olorosso dryness and drifts of herbs. Tend to get spicy along rock candy. Oily old nut, that may not be too pleasant at times. (86/20)
    • Finish
      F- Medium long, beany coffee tartness with raisin sweet. Leave with a sharp sour stinks at the back of the throat. Ginger warm. Oaky mouth coat. (85/19)

      B/B- 86/20 I do enjoy the prancing aroma on the nose. Bold mouthful but feel missing the focal pint.

      Weighted Rate- 81pt

  4. DeLiefhebber scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. Mapl scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. pg_deep did not rate this whisky Newbie

  7. Squinugie scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. Malthead19 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    - a very mature, delicious sherry malt
    - has a very light, soft mouthfeel (almost too thin for some people => ideal for beginners)
    - for everyone super drinkable, very elegant, typical gentleman whisky
    - a bit more sophisticated and better (more elegant) than the 15 but not worth twice the price
    • Nose
      very mild, fruity, subtle, sweet, berries, sweet fruits / sherry
    • Taste
      extremely soft approach, very elegant, filigree, sweet and fruity, sweetish sherry taste, subtle oak in the background, somewhat bitter at the end
    • Finish
      very soft, medium-long fruity finish;
      medium-long woody-fruity, slightly bitter finish

  9. tangtang scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    it takes time in the glass, but then it develops many aromas, very full and round. The sweet flavors predominate clearly.
    I can't find the cinnamon as stated by the manufacturer in my 2019 bottling
    • Nose
      86 86
      After a few minutes in the glass there is a very clear sweet note, caramel and chocolate rise in the nose as well as spicy oak, nut flavors can be heard, later slightly fruity with plums I would say dark chocolate comes through.
      To find the sherry you have to hold your nose deep into the glass.
    • Taste
      86 86
      sues with chocolate and caramel, also here the spicy oak notes, also vanilla comes out. Then it gets slightly spicy, which then turns into a taste of dried fruit, some nuts and dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      87 87
      long with spicy oak followed by sweet caramel and nuts, some chocolate is also included, here again the dried fruit and the plum.

  10. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    21 21 21 21 84

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