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Knappogue Castle 1993

Overall rating
83.35/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Very Special Reserve
Vintage
1993
Bottled
2003
Casktype
Bourbon Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
05 Apr 2010 2:30 am
UncoloredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 60,00

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Expert Junior Glen Positive
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87
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84
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84
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83
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83
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83
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83
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82
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82
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82
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82
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82
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81
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Average 4 x 25 rates

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1

All versions

Category Rating
Nose
22
Taste
22
Finish
20
Balance
20

Tastingtags

7 Notes

KayMeertens
Specialist KayMeertens Tasting note
16 Aug 2014 7:36 pm
KayMeertens gave this whisky 83 points
Color
Pale gold
Nose

A fresh and fruity nose with apple candy, lime and vanilla. Some freshly cut grass and malt, as well as very gentle spices.

Taste

Apple, pear, vanilla, oak and light spices. Some straight alcohol like in vodka despite its low ABV.

Finish

Vanilla, pear, apple, caramel and a whiff of smoke.

Comments

Tasting note from a miniature. I like the nose but it doesn't have enough body to keep up with that.

Rom
Expert Junior Rom Note
28 Jun 2015 11:41 am

Nez frais marc et poire. Bouche fruits verts, vanille, pointe d’amertume. Finale courte et sucrée. Le nez est meilleur que la bouche, moyen.

The-Man-best-Friend
Expert Senior The-Man-best-Friend Review note
29 Mar 2015 10:39 am
The-Man-best-Friend gave this whisky 81 points
Weighted Rate
81.1
Nose
81
Initial taste
80
Body
82
Finish
82
Price
79
Presentation
82
Ivynor
Expert Senior Ivynor Tasting note
25 Nov 2013 3:59 pm
Ivynor gave this whisky 82 points
Color
Pale straw
Nose

Le nez est très agréable, très frais, très expressif, bien que très simple : fruits verts, poire fraîche, vanille. 

Taste

Douce, sucrée, des fruits verts et jaunes. Une pointe d'amertume. 

Finish

Ultra courte, fraîche, toujours sur la vanille et les fruits verts. 

Comments

frais, sympa mais sans plus. 

The Macallan
Expert Senior The Macallan Note
01 Sep 2012 12:14 pm
The Macallan gave this whisky 85 points

It is said, that jim Murray has sellecten some vintages for Kanppogue Castle.... But I have to say that Knappogue Castle is one of the better Irish whiskey`s!!

Feusi
Connoisseur Feusi Note
22 Jul 2011 10:35 am
Feusi gave this whisky 87 points

Fresh herbs with honey in the nose, very pleasant.

Signature Picture
st7
Connoisseur st7 Note
06 Apr 2010 7:16 pm

From the Old Bushmills Distillery.

Slainte Mhath - Soren, MWLSignature Picture

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