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Filliers 10-year-old

Overall rating
82.78/100
votes
60
Whiskybase ID
143723
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
10 years old
Calculated age
10 years old
Casktype
European sherry oak casks
Casknumber
Batch 1
Number of bottles
2000
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5415200003204
Added on
28 Nov 2019 11:04 pm by JNuyts

Average value

€ 66.16

19 × in wishlist

60 × member ratings

340 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Filliers 10-year-old

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.78 points

  1. tcc1 scored this whisky 88 points Newbie

    Accessible malt for everyone.
    Beautiful malty tones, dried fruits, nuts and sherry.
    Medium body, smooth
    More nuttiness on the palate with a beautiful sherried finish that lasts medium long.
    This

  2. WimGeleyn scored this whisky 89 points Newbie

    very good!

  3. ArthurHaver scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    A very nice first edition of this distillery. immediately come with a 10 year old whisky. That also makes this whisky rounder.
    fruity, raisins, sweet sherry.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Sherry, sweet, raisins
    • Taste
      92 92
      Fruity delicious sweet
    • Finish
      89 89
      Fruity, dry

  4. WhiskyBjorn83 scored this whisky 63 points Expert Senior

    30-11-2019
    • Nose
      62 62
      raisins, sherry
    • Taste
      64 64
      raisins, sherry, dark chocolate, cinnamon
    • Finish
      62 62
      raisins, sherry, dark chocolate, cinnamon

  5. JNuyts scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Jaritroonbeeckx scored this whisky 87 points Newbie

    .
    • Nose
      Chocolate,nutty
    • Taste
      Chocolate,nutty,fruity,sherry
    • Finish
      Chocolate,nutty,fruity,sherry

  7. nikolajsa@inbox.lv scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
      dark chocolate, spices, dried fruits
    • Taste
      82 82
      sherry, spices, dark chocolate
    • Finish
      80 80
      medium-short, caramel, wood

  8. Sander79 scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    Sample 29-08-20
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      71 71

  9. markjedi1 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Plum Jam

    A few years ago Filiers released single malt under the banner Goldlys – named after the river Leie – Lys in English - that turned gold from the drying flax on the riverbanks. But now Filliers is changing tactics. At the end of last year out of nowhere they released this Limited Edition Filiers 10 years old, limited to 2.000 bottles and a vatting of European sherry casks. I admit, I was curious and truth be sold got suckered into buying because the bottle is a veritable piece of art in my opinion.

    Grainy wood is teh first thing I smell, followed by soft notes of pear drops, raisins and sweet malt. After a few moment those typical purple violet candies kick in with some rough grainy notes. But truth be told I also get some off-notes like oil paint and plasticine. Luckily that evaporates after about five minutes.

    The arrival is rather weak and watery, unfortunately. The taste makes up for it somewhat with some dark chocolate, raisins, plum jam and baked pears. A bit of spiciness in the guise of cloves and cinnamon. Some nuts. It never becomes grand though.

    The finish is medium long, mildly spicy and softly drying.

    I had expected much more of this, to be honest. Oh, well.

  10. Falang scored this whisky 69 points Expert Junior

    A whisky that evolves and needs time with very special tones. I kind of liked it... But it remains a little weird. I can not get it out of my mind but for me this is a whisky that seems to have a bit of a gin-like palet mixed with sweet cornflakes :-)
    • Nose
      66 66
      Oil paint, white spirit, juniper and sweet popcorn
    • Taste
      72 72
      Oil paint mixed with tree bark and forest tones, bitter almond essence and a hint of mandarin geste. Sweet!
    • Finish
      70 70
      Dry grass, hint of white pepper...

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