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Overall rating
83.11/100
votes
81
Whiskybase ID
140484
Category
Spirit
Distillery
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Limited Release No. 04
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
02 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry
Number of bottles
5100
Strength
57.4 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Barcode
5060383650730
Added on
10 Oct 2019 8:29 pm by Ed Radour
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 75.87

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81 × member ratings

358 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardnamurchan 2019 AD

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.11 points

  1. dumdi_san did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    No. of bottles: 5100 bottles
    Alc/vol: 57.4%
    Content:
    16 American oak ex Oloroso octaves unpeated Ardnamurchan (55 litre original fill)
    5 American oak ex Oloroso and PX octaves, peated Ardnamurchan (55 litre original fill)
    1 American oak ex PX hogshead, peated Ardnamurchan (250 litre original fill)
    1 American oak ex PX hogshead, unpeated Ardnamurchan (250 litre original fill)
    1 Spanish oak ex PX hogshead, peated Ardnamurchan (250 litre original fill)
    1 Spanish oak ex PX hogshead, unpeated Ardnamurchan (250 litre original fill)
    1 American oak ex Oloroso hogshead, peated Ardnamurchan (250 litre original fill)
    1 American oak ex Oloroso hogshead, unpeated Ardnamurchan (250 litre original fill)
    2 Spanish oak ex Oloroso butt, unpeated Ardnamurchan (500 litre original fill)

    2 Butts, 6 HHD’s, 21 Octaves

    Warehouse location: Ardnamurchan warehouse no. 1 lower and upper floors

    Tasting note:
    Deep copper gold with amber lights with good beading.
    Crème caramel with candied orange. Manuka honey and mango; rock salt, liquorice, maple-cured smoked bacon and extinguished peat kilns.

  2. rottendon scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    It's just spirit. With potential, but spirit.
    • Nose
      78 78
      Initially a pleasant sherry nose, but after a few moments it breaks apart and leaves only grain and silo behind. The barrel flavors are not enough to cover the New Make. With water a little more mature and maritime.
    • Taste
      72 72
      Sharp, too young. Somewhat sweet and Coastal Character is noticeable.
    • Finish
      80 80
      The best of it all. Goes fast but with a pleasant aroma combination. Unfortunately, it stuns the taste buds a little too much.

  3. Highlander65 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    New Highland Sustainability Distillery named after the peninsula of the same name in the Western Highlands, owned by IB Adelphi, opened in 2014. Technically not whiskey yet, as it contains spirit with less than 3 years of maturation.
    Good whiskey, robust, very tasty. It reminds me a little of the Finlaggan Cask Strength
    • Nose
      raisins, milk chocolate, mon chery, light mineral peat, zero alcohol. With water comes a fruity note, but always wrapped in chocolate, and a hint of powdered sugar.
    • Taste
      on the palate it tingles, great licorice, slightly tannic, chocolate, mon chery. With water, the alcohol is greatly dampened and the flavors are confirmed
    • Finish
      long, chocolate, licorice

  4. hafssol scored this whisky 72 points Member Senior

    Okay, yes, it's a "spirit", so not valuable with the same meter of a whisky, even a young one. Of course bold and strong, but less sharp than expected.
    With a few drops of water it starts displaying some kind of interesting texture, clearly enhanced by the sherry casks.
    Not ready yet, but for sure promising.

  5. Mortar1703 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. Canucks89 scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    Aroma: sweet sherry. Cherry. Malt. Slightly sweet salty smoke.
    Taste: Spicy. Let peat. Sweet. Sugar.
    Aftertaste: meaty peat. Sweet. Let vanilla. Salt
    Very oily.

  7. martinbutterfly scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    ***
    ????: gold,
    ????: volatile, intense but also crisp, sherry, chocolate-dry, a bit salty and windy, even a pleasant atmosphere of strong sweet fresh wine,
    ????: sweet, slightly chocolatey, even smooth but also intense, slightly astringent, oily, a little surprise for a 2yo
    ????: warm, sweet-sherry, not so short,
    *
    Very pleasant nose, tasty on the tongue, correct finish,
    Pretty cool Spirit!
    *
    ????: 4/10
    ????: 85/100

  8. Droel scored this whisky 100 points Newbie

    This spirit is so, so good already....
    Tasted much more mature than expected.
    Full off flavour, mouth warming with a beautiful color.
    This bottle was emptied so so quick....

  9. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      81 81

  10. Dominic did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Werthers real, turpentine, pecan nuts, lychee, cherry, butter croissant, bark, raisins, dates and cognac.
    • Taste
      Fisherman's friend, menthol, lime, cognac, orange and milk chocolate.
    • Finish
      Cheeky, full, greasy, woody and sweet.

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