Overall rating
86.20/100
votes
72
Whiskybase ID
WB169612
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Old Particular
Vintage
10.1991
Bottled
09.2020
Stated Age
28 years old
Casktype
Refill Butt
Casknumber
DL 14103
Number of bottles
355
Strength
55.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
deinwhisky.de
Added on
10 nov 2020 11:56 am by Fundramental
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 78.90

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Whisky reviews for Cameronbridge 1991 DL

11 users have left 11 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.20 points.

  1. zaphod155 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Old single grains from sherry casks can be really nice whiskeys, as this full, complex bottling proves. The Lowland whiskey shows a nice interplay with the wood and the sherry.
    • Nose
      Clear, sweet grain notes with equally clear sherry aromas. Nuts and caramel, with honey, spicy oak and some chocolate. The alcohol is only noticeable in the background.
    • Taste
      Sweet and Creamy. Clear sherry with plums, apricots and nuts. Pleasant flavor, both from wood and from spices such as cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg. Dark chocolate and roasted coffee beans add to the bouquet.
    • Finish
      Sweet, spicy and warming aftertaste that doesn't want to end.

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  3. Holzfass82 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    I received this whiskey as a blind sample and classified it as a Glenfarclas Family Cask....
    A great grain that doesn't have to hide from a single malt at all!

  4. Official tasting note

    NOSE: Rich and oily with runny honey, Scottish raspberries and burnt sugar

    PALATE: Burnt orange zest, dark chocolate, blueberries and toasted oak

    FINISH: Salted caramel chews, strawberries, ginger nut biscuits and spice (CGL)

  5. jkswift scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    sweet but also very spicy. The single grain is just a lot of fun due to the refill sherry barrel maturation. There's pepper in the whiskey. Quite complex, but drinkable, you can tell the age, but it is not a hindrance. A very successful single grain for me.
    • Nose
      First a few typical grain aromas, a little coconut, a little glue, but the nutty sherry with beautiful dried fruits comes into play immediately, sweet, but then rather spicy with a cigar box and grandma’s spice cupboard.
    • Taste
      sweet and velvety despite cask strength, but anything but tame. Sure, the expected sweet notes of the grain with vanilla and wood, but the beautiful notes of oak and dried fruits fill the mouth.
    • Finish
      astonishingly oaky, tart, dark chocolate, but also the sweeter nuances of sherry and raisins, plus clear notes of grain whiskey.

  7. Othorion scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  8. yggr scored this whisky 85 points Specialist

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Lukas_Kiene scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    In terms of taste, grain is a world that you have to be keen on. And when the time comes, I always have a lot of fun with it! You rarely have so much wood-influenced 'old school' taste and such an interesting character in a bottle that is more than fairly priced.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Voluminous and rich, lots of honey and a nice orange note that is somewhat reminiscent of Cointreau. In addition today a very intensive furniture polish and the classic oak wood note à la old closet. Looks oily and just really aged. Screams out for the wintry, sweet and spicy aromas of the Christmas season. The grain character brings a playful 'schnapps' note into play, which is certainly not noticeable in a negative way. Oldschool wood with honey and orange liqueur - Nice!
    • Taste
      88 88
      Here now clearly tart, stronger and spicier. The wood turns out to be relatively dry, the furniture polish becomes dustier. Over time, charcoal combines with honey and a beautiful burnt sugar sweetness. Tart dark chocolate and dry nutmeg round off the whole thing. Man that's fun today!
    • Finish
      87 87
      Very dry and increasingly bitter. The long influence of wood is noticeable again and slowly joins again with creamy honey and burnt sugar. The orange flashes through again and shows caramelized orange peel.

  10. Whisky-Connaisseur did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A great, rich and complex single grain whisky from the Lowlands. Orange fruit meets sherry, chocolate and warming Christmas spices. Single Grain, Sherry Butt and Douglas Laing - nothing can go wrong with such a combination!

    I thank deinwhisky.de for the complimentary sample!

    https://www.whisky-connaisseur.de/2020/11/16/cameronbridge-28yo-1991-2020-old-particular/
    • Nose
      Immediately notes of aged sherry flow into the nose, accompanied by honey, oranges and caramel. Accompanied by some blueberry, oranges and dark chocolate with spicy oak, some cinnamon and a touch of walnut in the background. The alcohol is well integrated.
    • Taste
      Deliciously sweet on the palate with sherry, creamy honey, some blueberries and juicy oranges. This is accompanied by warming notes of Christmas spices, cinnamon, nutmeg and dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      The finish is long lasting and pleasantly warming with oak spice, ginger and nutmeg. With a light note of orange peel and walnuts towards the end.

      With water: After adding a few drops of water, a little more freshness on the nose with juicy oranges, honey, oak spice and orange zest. Hazelnut and milk chocolate in the background. Still sweet on the palate with brown sugar, honey, biscuit and milk chocolate. Accompanied by slightly warming spices with ginger and some cinnamon. The finish is still long and slightly tingling with orange peel, nutmeg and creamy chocolate.

  11. larswehmeier scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A strong, intensely matured single grain. Fits perfectly in the run-up to Christmas.
    • Nose
      Cinnamon, burnt sugar, plums, Christmas flavors, nuts, honey.
    • Taste
      Sweet. Malty, lots of grain. Caramel. Toasted oak. Dark chocolate. Nutmeg. Pleasant fur on the tongue from the oak tannins.
    • Finish
      Spicy. Fine dry. Ginger. White pepper.

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