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Overall rating
91.59/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
03.2020
Stated Age
28 years old
Casktype
Ex Bourbon and Sauternes
Number of bottles
4000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 May 2020 2:04 pm by Lavint
Non-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 470.79

27 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

52 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Teeling 28-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.59 points

  1. markjedi1 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Future Classic

    The 1991 stocks are amongst the oldest that the Teeling brothers still have in their warehouses (thus from the Cooley era). In 2016 the released the Teeling 24 Year Old Vintage Reserve from the very same stock. Last year, that whiskey won the World’s Best Single Malt title. Well, you don’t need more incentive than that to release some more, right? So rejoice! After a long maturation on former bourbon casks, the malt was allowed to marry on Sautneres wine casks. Only 4.000 bottles were produced, but they each got a price tag of around 500 EUR.

    What a party on the nose. Guimauve (yes, yes, yes!), peach, banana flambéed, nectarines, hint of red berries and roasted almonds, silk sheets (no joke) and wonderfully subtle, but unmistakable smoke. There is peaty malt in the mix, undoubtedly.

    It’s not tropically sweet on the palate from the start. It first offers up some earthy notes, a sublte salty touch and peat smoke, before honey-drenched peach kicks in. But silky soft and very elegant.

    It lingers nicely, puts a smile on my face and makes me look around sneakily to see if anyone notices me pouring another dram of this.

    This is what you call a future classic. I have only just put my nose in the glass and knew I wanted to get a bottle of this. As the tasting session progressed, this was only confirmed. And how lucky is this? This 28 years old whiskey is also the 28th Teeling that I’ve tried. It’s a sign!

  2. snooze scored this whisky 97 points Newbie

    A whiskey worthy of its predecessor, the 2018 World Whiskey Award Winning Teeling 24.

    The Teeling 28 is smoother than its predecessor, as expected from 4 years of additional maturation.

    Limited to 4000 bottles, and priced at EUR500.00 per bottle, these are also extremely collectible.
    • Nose
      96 96
      Explosion of peaches and tropical fruits.
    • Taste
      98 98
      Spice, mild peat, sea salt, honey, peaches, pineapple.
    • Finish
      97 97
      Everlasting candied peaches with spices.

  3. GIORGOS scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. valasios scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. Gous scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Moderator

    Lof of cooked and dried fruits, vanilla, woody notes - very drinkable

  7. Mikill scored this whisky 96 points Member Junior

    Wonderful

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