Overall rating
Single Malt
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength Collection
Stated Age
22 years old
Number of bottles
54.3 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
The Whisky Exchange 20th Anniversary
Added on
06 Oct 2019 2:25 pm by Speyside
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 143.19

4 × in wishlist

14 × member ratings

7 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1997 SV

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.25 points

  1. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Billy Abbott, The Whisky Exchange

    Apples and pineapples stirred through brown-sugar-rich porridge. Sharp fruit notes sit at the centre, with Granny Smith apples tempered by candied lemon and sweet-but-crunchy pears.

    Rich, with a thick texture on the tongue. Spiced sponge cake with sharp apple jam in the middle. Crunchy barley sugar sits alongside sherbet lemons and fresh lemon juice. Hints of meatiness develop. with malt and toffee. Black pepper slowly builds.

    A punch of nuts – peanuts and almonds, lightly salted – leads to hazelnut brittle, sharp apples and a hint of anise.

    A fruity dram with just enough of Dailuaine's weighty character to give it some power.

  2. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur


    This is one The Foz & I tried previously at TWE Show 2019 [notes coming soon]. I gave it 89 on the day. Let’s see how it fares today. Holly tells us about an oysters & whisky pairing experience. That’s six different types of oysters with six different whiskies. Spam adds, “Oysters are the best hangover cure,….. [‘really?’],,…. plus white wine”. Super timing!

    N: We’ve another changeling. First observations are centred around lemonade & oak – the latter note confirming we’ve our first firmly-matured whisky of the night. This is followed by another spot-on observational note of ‘old white string’. It becomes bready with water. 30 minutes later however, we’ve candid red berry fruits alongside lemon sherbet.

    T: The palate is certainly pinched, firm and moderately fiery, pulsating with dunnage-y/putty notes and a waxy-ish mouthfeel.

    F: I get sweet lemon before it lifts clean off, leading to enjoyable remnants that include tannic-y & leathery-sweet clementines.

    C: This full & firm [and fun] dram never lets up. The best analogy came from Bob who likened it to ‘the Bullet train’. Right up my street!

  3. grinface scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    I like the. A worthy anniversary bottling and I find this explicit dedication to an "underdog" distillery a really nice idea. Full review (in german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2020/03/25/dailuaine-alt-und-neu/

  4. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur


    C: There are many cracking Dailuaine’s around, at this age and at very reasonable prices [Cadenhead’s especially springs to mind]. Older expressions can be over-oaked however and can turn butyric. This one is a faultlessly simple cracker, perfectly matured without any issues whatsoever. I shall probably buy this, price-dependent.


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