Edradour 12-year-old

Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB139624
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Caledonia Selection
Bottled
09.09.2019
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L19/579 09/09/2019
Barcode
5021944081219
Added on
29 sep 2019 9:35 pm by Malzbrenner
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 54.30

6 × in wishlist

29 × member ratings

99 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Edradour 12-year-old

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.00 points.

  1. hzs275 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. 67conrad67 scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    Odour: new inner tube, talc, nutty, including forest honey, spicy sweetness, wood present but well integrated, light leather, fine light tobacco note,

    Taste: nice spicy wood, dark chocolate, leather again, nutty again, nice sherry sweetness, fine note of bitter almonds in the middle. reverberation

    Colour: reddish copper, medium water's edge, clear

    Conclusion: Really well made dram, which shows (me) once again that the "last ounce" of drinking fun cannot be defined by points - despite my respectable criticism, it took far too long for the bottle in the house bar to be emptied .. .

  3. El Bastardo did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Not as "great" as pure sherry whiskys that have spent all their time in sherry barrels when compared to sherry whiskys. Instead, he has his own identity that sets him apart from others who only go in one direction. Legs type "Jack of many trades".
    • Nose
      60 60
      Not too intense sherry smell and very light spice.
    • Taste
      60 60
      Powerful start that quickly and steadily gives way to sherry taste. A little spice is added shortly before the finish.
    • Finish
      60 60
      Wort attracts. The strong impression goes away quickly, but a basic taste remains on the tongue.

  4. Malzbrenner scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Edradour 12 Caledonia - a whisky that was supposed to be withdrawn from the market, but is available again everywhere these days. Luckily! He cannot deny his origin from the sherry barrel in color and with 46% vol. it comes with a good strength.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Yep, there is immediately the typical, slightly sour nose of the distillery, leather, tobacco, damp leaves, thyme and oak seasoning. There are also sherry, dark fruits and dark honey. Plums, sour cherries, and dried figs.
      There is a lot to sniff out and the alcohol is nicely integrated.
    • Taste
      89 89
      On the palate, a great sherry note, dark fruits and forest honey. Sour cherries and plum marzipan follow. Then come Mediterranean spices, especially rosemary and thyme. Dried oranges and black chocolate, almost a little Black Forest cherry pie. Great and wide range of flavors that you can deal with for quite a while.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium to long, initially sherry and dark fruit, followed by spices and dark chocolate. Fresh mint and finally a honey finish with oak flavor.

  5. Juergen Willi scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Every-day-dram from my favorite Highland Distillery. Great value for the money.
    • Nose
      Honey, caramel, brown sugar, vanilla, dates, plums, raisins, leather, tobacco, wax. Very interesting nose. I could go on until end of time.
    • Taste
      Sherry, coffee, oak wood, chocolate, red fruits. Well balanced.
    • Finish
      First sweet and fruity, then spicy and adstringend. But never bitter. Between medium and long.

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