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Overall rating
87.67/100
votes
6
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whiskybroker.co.uk (WhB)
Vintage
14.10.2006
Bottled
30.06.2020
Stated Age
13 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel, Oloroso Hogshead Finish
Casknumber
306880
Number of bottles
149
Strength
58.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 Jul 2020 9:32 pm by niskat
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 46.00

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6 × member ratings

37 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Aultmore 2006 WhB

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.67 points

  1. LittlePeat scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Nose: sticky fino sherry, peach compote, mussels (where do they come from ?!), wood dust, fresh plums. The alcohol stings very little.

    Palate & finish: sparkles a lot at first, then the peaches come back; they are slowly turning into an old, set sherry, which remains medium to long.

    Conclusion: Even if the alcohol could be integrated a little better, this malt is extremely well balanced and even complex, clearly in the old sherry style. Above all, it is not arbitrary / interchangeable, but has character. Blind & diluted, I would have thought that it was an approximately 18-year-old standard with a proven barrel selection, which ensures a striking character. Or - not diluted - for a mega Gordon & Macphail Cask Strength. Unfortunately, awesome, unfortunately only a bottle, which I'm afraid doesn't have a long life ahead of it.

    Edit: On the second tasting, I also have subtle floral notes and rose hip jam in the background. I notice a little more wood on the palate than the first time. But I have to say: The nose is much better than the palate.

    Overall, a big advantage that it is a whisky and not a mixed wine drink. A little too much of the latter lately.
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

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