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Tamdhu 2003

Overall rating
90.86/100
votes
24
Whiskybase ID
WB158011
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Iain Whitecross Single Cask Vintage
Vintage
19.11.2003
Bottled
03.2020
Casktype
European Sherry Oak Cask
Casknumber
5892
Number of bottles
676
Strength
57.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Distillery Exclusive
Added on
11 May 2020 10:54 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 346.12

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24 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tamdhu 2003

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.86 points

  1. LordBellamy scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    with water: it becomes almost beguilingly sweet in the nose without losing its strength, the same in taste, the finish also clearly gains in sweetness, but without becoming too sweet

    Conclusion: This is a really great sherry barrel. Well done, Ian!
    • Nose
      91 91
      Blackberries, toffee, dark caramel, some lovage (but pleasant), some leather, hazelnuts, and dark oak furniture, cloves, with a little time dark cherries, plum jam, chocolate, some pepper
    • Taste
      90 90
      not quite as sweet as on the nose, nice and strong start with full sherry broadside, spices, cherries, leather, oak (clove) and a little pepper
    • Finish
      89 89
      long, here a little bit more tart than the taste, leather, old furniture, cocoa, cloves, a little liquorice, and a bit bitter behind

  2. vlad78 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    A very harmonious whisky. I'm glad I got the chance to drink it. In my opinion, this is an example of a good choice of cask, which was bottled on time.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Thick and dense sherry profile, it feels like it is blown into the nose with a hairdryer - it is so warm and persistent. grape marshmallow, prunes in dark chocolate, moderate dryness, the degree is also felt, but harmoniously, without sticking out, but adding a facet.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Sweet, hot, very strong black tea (such as chifir) with a spoonful of thick plum jam, young walnut jam with shells (many of you have tried it), dry at the end, but sweet.
    • Finish
      90 90
      All of the above, decreasing gradually.

  3. Abadon05 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A delicious part.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Dark cherries, dark chocolate, leather, strawberry, is already heading towards boules, walnuts

      Water is good for him. The sweetness gets even stronger
    • Taste
      91 91
      Sweet, but also spicy. The alcohol is nicely integrated and hardly noticeable. Cinnamon, cherries, pepper.

      With water there is a great sweetness.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Middle layer. Slightly spicier than the taste, but still pleasing

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