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Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Caskhound (TCaH)
Vintage
10.2007
Bottled
12.2019
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Hogshead Finish
Casknumber
900680
Number of bottles
82
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
14 Mar 2020 10:56 pm by Schreihals
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 49.90

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24 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Craigellachie 2007 TCaH

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Very good P / L value and start for a new, small UA, respect, nice selection at a solid price. Nice, primary sweetness with character due to some fruit and oak.
    • Nose
      Clear, modern, young Bourbon nose with subtly more sweetness from the sherry finish, honey, vanilla, sugared almonds, white chocolate, a little light malt, slightly fermented, light fruit
    • Taste
      Beautiful sugar apricot, peach jellies, brown and white sugar, apple bonbons, tick polish unfortunately, sweet wine, Virgin Oak character is added, fresh, young wood shavings, candied ginger, a little chamomile, honeydew melon, toffee
    • Finish
      Apple chips, tick rough sawdust again, which also make it interesting, then with time again nice apricot and apple peel, medium length, very good length for the age

  2. Lallinger scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    The alcohol makes itself clearly noticeable in the nose, but without covering up the clearly present fruit notes, which mainly consist of citrus fruits. There is some acid in it.
    With a little time in the glass, the sherry slowly stalks, then suddenly becomes more and more noticeable from one moment to the next, as if the fruit had been properly sprinkled with sugar.

    In the mouth, the expectations continue in the taste. Fruit and malt paired with a nice sherry sweetness please. Light chocolate is added and remains gently in the background.

    In the end the fruit comes back from the beginning and says hello before the whisky slowly fades away in the finish.

    Conclusion: In the combination a more than successful whisky with a great PLV. Definitely recommendable!
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. sr_tobi scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very fruity and plump fruit basket on the nose. Apple / cider, overripe pears, quinces, apricots.
    The sherry finish is very subtle and not superimposed like some other bottlings. It shows up with roasted salted peanuts and pickled raisins in the background. The more time the malt gets, the more the finish will appear. Class.

    Volume percentages are well integrated, because nothing stings, enough strength to transport everything.
    Nice balance between barrel (wood) and sweetness. Sherry aromas dominate the taste, not the fruit basket, malt, light dryness. He does not need to use water.

    Finish medium and very spicy.

    Conclusion: I like great malt and a terrific PLV

  4. Gordon84 scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    In color I would say medium amber

    In the nose I have ripe peaches, raisin braid, apricot jam, bananas, almond bread, lavender honey, pineapple, grapefruit, smoked ham, apricots, marzipan stollen, later with a little water, white pepper, spring flowers, apple sauce, ginger, pears and oak

    In the mouth it is mild with initially dusty wood, dried fruit, oak with very nice spices, you hardly notice the 50 percent, the alcohol is very well integrated, with a little water it becomes more angular, the alcohol then becomes clearer, the almonds and vanilla then join them.

    The finish is medium-long, the dusty oak sticks to the palate, behind it is a hint of canned pineapple, overall very sweet and fruity, the spices of the oak are rather subtle, the, almonds are first again, at the end it becomes a bit bitter , which absolutely does not bother.

    A really neat barrel that should be enjoyed undiluted! Keep it up!

  5. rampah scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

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