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Ardnamurchan 2014-2015

Overall rating
84.94/100
votes
181
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
AD 09.20:01
Vintage
2014-2015
Bottled
22.09.2020
Calculated age
05 years old
Casktype
65% Bourbon & 35% Sherry Casks (PX & Oloroso)
Number of bottles
15978
Strength
46.8 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Label
Inaugural Release - Batch 1
Barcode
5060383651256
Added on
21 Sep 2020 8:49 pm by Thomas75
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 92.34

72 × in wishlist

181 × member ratings

1331 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardnamurchan 2014-2015

34 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.94 points

  1. captain_k scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Again shitty what's going on in terms of price ... Luckily there are local dealers who stick to the issue price. 49.95 € Support your local dealer !!! Ignore those who can't get enough of it!

  2. HarryBG did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Issue price on October 23, 2020 in Germany: € 49.95

  3. FernetBranco did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Issue price on October 6, 2020: GBP 44.95

    (e.g. www.royalmilewhiskies.com/ardnamurchan-ad-09-20-01-single-malt-46-8-70cl/)

  4. robbert88 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    For such an age already very well balanced. Certainly something with potential! Here and there you can still taste that it is a bit young. But that doesn't matter because it is a delicious whisky to simply enjoy.
    • Nose
      Greasy wax, honey, very subtle smoky, a bit of rose petals, vanilla and something that reminds me of stone fruit but I can't tell what it is exactly.
    • Taste
      Fat oil, pepper, cloves, honey, a little peat and some salty. Yet also a small sweet taste in it, which is reminiscent of fruit, but it is still difficult to name the exact fruits in this young whisky.
    • Finish
      Greasy mouthfeel but a dry finish. Salty. Stinging on the tongue. Here the wax comes back from the nose together with pepper and honey. The aftertaste fades away quite quickly. The soft smoky stays the longest.

  5. Andara scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Quite enjoyable, easy to drink moderately peated malt. Could have been really nice if it would not have been reduced to 46.8%

    For 49€ a justifiable bottle but do not buy it for 70+

    Quite pleasing and looking forward to the next years!

  6. pianoman scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fresh, pleasant. Lemons, green apples, distant smoke. Wet earth, reeds. Grass, garden herbs, hay flowers, clover.
    • Taste
      Grilled lemon and some black pepper. White chocolate, chopped almonds. A trace of smoke.

  7. Archer scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    A young guy, still rowdy, but already showing very nice approaches of maturity and balance.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Fresh and malty, underlaid with herbs. Apple wedges, peppered with cloves. Fresh cut grass, hay. Pear compote with a pinch of nutmeg.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Malty and chocolaty on the tongue. Slightly oily. Toffee, caramel, chocolate lentils. Mild herb mix. Green apple, boiled pear. Almonds, hazelnuts.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Not surprisingly a relatively short finish. Nut nougat chocolate, almonds, honey, malt. A slight note of menthol remains on the tongue.

  8. whiskytornado scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  10. gaboruso scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

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