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Overall rating
82.39/100
votes
43
Whiskybase ID
WB155338
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
R&B Distillers (R&BD)
Bottling serie
Last Orders
Bottled
11.03.2020
Casktype
Finished in Tuscan Red Wine Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060221850148
Added on
08 Apr 2020 8:47 pm by malt-n-taste
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 58.29

5 × in wishlist

43 × member ratings

147 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Raasay While We Wait

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.39 points

  1. z-imaging scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    This final edition of While We Wait series has been matured in former Bourbon casks for five years, and finished in a mix of high quality first and second fill Tuscan red wine casks for 18 months, imparting a bounty of dark fruit flavours and character from the French oak.

  2. Miyagi Max scored this whisky 90 points Newbie

    Mellow fruity nose with a hint of peat. Excellent viscosity. Fruit expands on the palate and the finish is a tad smokey but had a lingering peat flavor and a touch of spirit.
    I wonder how much the different bottlings vary. This final bottling is an excellent value.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Fruity, A bit floral and peaty
    • Taste
      92 92
      Mellow. Soft. Lovely fruit. Mangoes. With definite peat emerging on the back end. Excellent viscosity and mouthfeel
    • Finish
      90 90
      Peat emerges with a touch of spirit.

  3. man2392 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Watery, but very juicy with lots of red fruit lifted by light peat. Exceptionally long finish, looking forward to trying some of their own distillate.

  4. Dagobert scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A really nice summer whisky
    • Nose
      86 86
      Fruity and light, grasses, flowers, very little smoke, sulfur, banana, smoked ham, strawberries
    • Taste
      85 85
      Slightly oily, flowery sweetness, light smoke
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium-long, alcohol nicely integrated, little wood

  5. Danlow scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    What a nice whisky with a lot of distinct wine influence. In terms of taste, some caramel, spice, wine and grapes, with a slight smokiness like a Talisker. Not more but also not less. It meets my taste exactly! The smell and finish can't quite keep up with the great taste. A must for the issue price. I'm angry now that I didn't buy two bottles back then.
    For the grading: For the PLV from the (original) price, I award two more points, which means we are in the range of the buy recommendation!
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. riegerjonas scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    2021-06-15
    • Nose
      86 86
      Shortbread biscuits, dry sweetness, aromas as if from an Oloroso finish, slightly tart, dark fruits, slightly smoky, cranberry, light spice
    • Taste
      88 88
      light campfire smoke, dark fruits, sweetness, becoming dry
    • Finish
      86 86
      wonderfully pleasant after dark chocolate

  7. dongolzo81 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Blind tasting!
    The minimal peatiness suits the drop well. Grassy nose, blueberry and vanilla. Quite dry on the palate, dull oral mucosa. Alcohol well integrated. Intensity not high, malty-dry. Delicious. There is also a lack of intensity in the finish. Still good PLV.

  8. TomAndIngrid scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    An uncomplicated dram. A little too oily / buttery for me. But you can get used to it.
    • Nose
      79 79
      Fruit, fatty toffee, vanilla, buttery rot.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Very creamy, caramel, blackberry and some citrus fruits. Smoke very tender, but the butter aromas dominate.
    • Finish
      81 81
      I can only find a medium length finish. The creamy buttery continues until it disappears.

  9. Lukas_Kiene scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    You get excited about further bottlings! Very nice balance of delicate smoke and refreshing sweet fruits. A little restrained and good, but balanced and tasty!

    I imagine that under a sweet and fruity wine finish.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Light smoke, intense red fruits, strawberries, raspberry cream, strawberry and cream ice cream, fruity summer dessert, light spicy wood notes, sweet and sour apple, slightly fresh and floral, slightly tart and dirty aromas in the background, a bit tart chocolate. Overall a bit cautious, but the aromas are clear and pronounced.

      Delicious!
    • Taste
      84 84
      Very light smoke, fresh green and red fruits, summery dessert, removes a very subtle campfire, slightly spicy, nice pleasant sweetness
    • Finish
      84 84
      Light smoke, slightly spicy, pleasantly tart, somewhat dry, light spicy wood, removes sweet red fruits

  10. jkswift scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

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