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Overall rating
86.05/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
I dream of creamy
Vintage
21.03.2007
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Sauternes Barrique Finish
Casknumber
52.31
Number of bottles
240
Strength
58.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Feb 2020 1:19 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 104.00

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21 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney 2007 SMWS 52.31

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.05 points

  1. Whiskydufftown scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

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

  2. Fight65 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A bargain!!!
    • Nose
      89 89
      Super nose with nice fruit notes.
    • Taste
      88 88
      IT: 89 beautifully round and spread all over the tongue, great!
      B: 88 in the body sweet, salty and peppery - the typical Old Pulteney notes are now emerging.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium length

  3. Jedi scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. FernetBranco scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Issue price in February 2020: GBP 59.00

    https://www.smws.com/i-dream-of-creamy
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: A dense and creamy nose! Custard creams, cream horns, Sauternes drizzled over quivering custard puddings and notes of butter, lychee and some squirty cream from a bottle. There's also coastal wildflowers, sandalwood, Fruit Chew sweeties and some tart cider apple notes. With water there's peached pears in syrup, mashed banana on granary toast, sweet old cider, fondant icing and banana liqueur with faint note of linseed oil and smoked lemon rind. The palate is similarly sweet and viscous but balanced by some grippy tannin and a wonderfully dense texture. Notes of petrol, glycerol, slated caramel, tonka beans and a fatty vanilla note. Reduction offers notes of golden sultanas, mincemeat, orange peel, pink grapefruit, Earl Grey tea and some citric tartness to keep things lively. Matured for 11 years in a bourbon hogshead before being transferred to a first-fill Sauternes barrique.

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