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Overall rating
83.95/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
2001
Bottled
02.2010
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Cognac Cask
Number of bottles
625
Strength
58.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
10/68
Added on
20 Mar 2010 7:53 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 205.99

3 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 2001 CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.95 points

  1. Whisky.Hedonist.MY scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
      Not very sure about the nose, pretty floral, with some honey, slight earthy and peaty. Rather sharp with citrusy and some sweetness. Definitely not my favourite Springbank.
    • Taste
      87 87
      A rather biscuit-y and bread-y arrival, with honey, some bitterness, pretty fruity as well.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Long and warming, fruity and nutty, and some oak bitterness.

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    N- Expect the raisins with drift of curious fresh wood, fresh lemonade with alluring dirty mud, sphere of meaty peat with doses of menthol derived from the spirity strength that are obviously layered on each nosing, some may thought it as pungent but I do find it characteristically added admiring power to the liquid. Wait, more to come, Sauvignon Blanc, lychee, potpourri and even some cocoa at the tail. Highly evolving and active. Amazing offering.

    P- Gentle and velvet on palate despite the hefty strength. Getting thicker overtimes as it sits on palate, elegant dryness built up overtime, solid body, mildly sweet with pinch of sea water.

    F- Long, silky, some fine smokes, rounded, mellow, firm tannin, peppery and gum tickling, chewy and with basket-full of juicy fruits on the returns.
    • Nose
      96 96
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  4. alectron scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Single dram note.
    Transferring previous Note (2012.08.15) content into a Tasting Note.
    • Nose
      Mineral, apricot, chlorine, gunpowder. (83)
    • Taste
      Diesel, pebbles, licorice, (84)
    • Finish
      gamey, spirit, apricots. (84)

  5. magic_slim scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    It was interesting to taste a whisky, which was fully matured in a cognac cask. Unfortunately the result is not very convincing in this case. Average but still drinkable and pleasant.
    • Nose
      Warming and rather fruity. Notes of apricot cake, cereals and toffee. Although the whisky was fully matured in a cognac cask the smell of cognac is not obvious for me. It is well integrated into the other notes. Nice and pleasant.
    • Taste
      Warming with earthy and peaty notes coming up. Still fruity (dried apricots and winey notes), but not as much as the nose would suggest. Ginger, pepper and orange zest, which makes it slightly bitter. A little unbalanced, spirity and inharmonic.
    • Finish
      Medium long, sweet and inharmonic, lacking character.

  6. whelk doctor scored this whisky 84 points Member Junior

    This whisky really does benefit from the addition of a touch of water.

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