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Overall rating
89.91/100
votes
45
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
WhiskyNerds (WN)
Vintage
01.1994
Bottled
03.2020
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
30
Number of bottles
324
Strength
48.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
27 Jun 2020 10:21 am by Whisky
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 263.13

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45 × member ratings

131 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for A Secret Speyside Distillery 1994 WN

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.91 points

  1. thijs100 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    The discrepancy between the nose/initial taste and what follows is rather large
    • Nose
      Sweet, fresh and fruity, this Speyside single malt is rather honeyed with touches of beeswax, burlap, ozone and an assortment of stone fruits, such as nectarines and peach. A touch of sugared breakfast cereals, but the sweetness is balanced by some vibrant lemon zest.
    • Taste
      Extremely fruity and quite waxy, it's remarkable how much this initially reminds me of some of those undisclosed 1973 Speysiders. Honey but also more citrus (grapefruit) and stone fruits. More spicy. However, it quickly becomes apparent this is not of the same high quality. There's a leafy bitterness here and it doesn't match the depth and richness of those modern classics.
    • Finish
      Tannic, spicy and short to medium in length.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. MikerG2k scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Rien scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

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

  5. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Seanzhang scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  7. vveed4z0 scored this whisky 92 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      91 91

  8. Mortar1703 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  9. malt1973 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

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

  10. wouterk scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

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

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