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Overall rating
91.50/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
07.1979
Bottled
10.1993
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Oak Cask
Strength
64.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Apr 2010 7:27 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 590,90

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12 × member ratings

2 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Talisker 1979 CA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.50 points

  1. ASWhisky scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    Yes, I'm in heaven
    what a great Talisker

    very subtle, gentle and yet fiery
    unbelievable for a 14y
    From the nose to the finish, it is conclusive and harmonious
    • Nose
      immediately and without movement:
      dusty sweet cereal
      getting sweet

      after a while, with movement:
      Clover Sweet
      light liquid honey in fine grain smoke with a hint of wood ash
      An old, slightly jumbled oak barrel develops in the background
      pushes herself forward with cider apples and herbal scent
      The cider apples become soft flesh of dark cherries
      someone sprays furniture polish
      over the varnished wood runs the sweet bright honey
      drips on the old fragile sisal carpet
      the coffee beans crunch in the flour mill
      grain smoke
      Your mouth is getting wet
    • Taste
      soft and sweet he touches your lips
      gently flows on your tongue and lays a spicy chocolate fire
      Cereal, smoke and mushy sweet cherry with spicy chocolate sauce
      on the palate the damp old wooden barrel - a bit gammelig
      sweet spice wraps your mouth
      It should always be like this
      the bright liquid honey drips from your cheeks
      Grain smoke gently fades in everything
      and again and again a peppery bite in between
      Your mouth is pleasantly hot
      he will leave you now
    • Finish
      For a long time you will feel its power and spice
      with a pleasant heat
      sweet, soft, fiery, fruity
      insanely subtle

      great barrel flavors
      in the end is wood and seasoning

  2. Teresa scored this whisky 93 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      93 93

  3. alsongan scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    In Guangdong, China, there is a mixed drink called Xian Ning 7, which is made by adding salty lemon to seven-up. It tastes sweet and salty. This talisker probably tastes like it.

    咸柠7 了解一下。

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