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Overall rating
88.27/100
votes
18
Whiskybase ID
WB166173
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Maltbarn (MBa)
Bottling serie
No. 156
Vintage
2000
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
100
Strength
54.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Double Whisky Ukraine
Added on
26 Sep 2020 8:54 pm by Kovalyoff
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 180.00

2 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

78 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Granville 2000 MBa

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.27 points

  1. Ostap scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    The aroma seems nice, but lacks integrity, constantly annoying some extra notes. And then uncompromisingly rich, bright and delicious. The aroma takes time and it adds significantly.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Citrus, fruit, vanilla, salty pastries, meat notes, mineral, slightly sulfurous, notes of sauerkraut, sea salt, herbal, chocolate truffle, oak, notes of paint / acetone, nuances of yeast bread.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Juicy sweet citrus, pepper, raisins, mineral.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Pepper, the same sweet juicy citrus with a noticeable acidity and bitterness of grapefruit, long, dogwood jam, tea, mineral.

  2. andrii_nahornyi scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      89
    • Taste
      89 89
      88.5
    • Finish
      88 88
      88

  3. Kovalyoff did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    20 year old Clynelish by Maltbarn (Martin Diekman). On the Granville label, as in one of his previous releases).
    Three and a half years ago, Martin bought a 16.5 year old Clynelish cask (according to the records it is written by Highland Malt, but
    There is no doubt this is Clynelish) with the idea of pouring both half buns at the same time when they are 20 years old, which is reflected on the labels ("black and white" or "yin and yang").
    The first half of the barrels was matured in a sherry barrel for an additional 3.5 years and bottled for Ukrainian maltbar fans.
    The second half barrels are fully matured in a bourbon barrel and bottled for the Ukrainian whisky club "Double Whisky". Both publications are available in a limited edition of 100 bottles each

  4. Макс scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  5. KonstUA scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Nose 22, taste 23, finish 22, balance 22

  6. funtik1975 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    22 22 22 22

  7. Yarema scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Closed dry nose without development. Alcoholic in places. It is necessary to pull everything out with vise and time ...
    The taste is good, spicy, complex.
    The finish is simultaneously tannic astringent, pleasant and spicy in different shades,
    When mixed with the "Ukrainian fans fingerprint"-Granville 2000 MBa - 1 / 2 (where 2 is the Ukrainian trace + the secret ingredient) gives a good (great) whisky reminiscent of good sherry samples of Refil cask or a real good old Clynelish.
    Nose - 21
    Taste - 23
    Finish - 22
    Balance - 22
    Rating - 88

    P.S. - Sober attempt #2 says more in favor of 87
    Nose - 21
    Taste - 23
    Finish - 21
    Balance - 22
    Rating - 87
    The finish is simultaneously tannic astringent, pleasant and spicy in different shades, very weak and delicate.

    P.S. - Sober attempt #3 says more in favor of 86
    Nose - 21
    Taste - 22
    Finish - 21
    Balance - 22
    Rating - 86
    In the breathing bottle, the taste is simplified. Has become flatter.

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