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Overall rating
90.70/100
votes
32
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Taste Still (TS)
Bottling serie
M&H Cask Selection
Vintage
1966
Bottled
03.2006
Stated Age
40 years old
Casktype
Sherry But
Number of bottles
270
Strength
45.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Jul 2010 11:57 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1999.00

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Whisky Reviews for Old Speyside 1966 TS

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.70 points

  1. malt_fan_06 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    What a grandiose, complex, nuanced nose. A first class old style sherry cracker.
    A tick less complex and convincing in the mouth, but that is whining at a high level. Balanced, ground.
    • Nose
      93 93
      Beautifully complex, harmonious nose: fruity and nutty old-style sherry.
      Dusty raisins, figs, prunes, dark cherries. Leather, tobacco, the finest old oloroso sherry, also polished oak. Fresh slices of orange. Beetroot. Everything is well interwoven and balanced. Extremely deep, nuanced.

      I could smell endlessly.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Round, silky start, then many intense - but fine - spice notes come up quickly. White pepper, cinnamon, cloves. Leather, tobacco, walnuts, figs, cherries and raisins. Full and balanced. Pencil, dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Intense, extremely long, persistent and beautifully balanced.
      Again the great oloroso sherry, tobacco, leather, raisins.
      Nutty, fine spices.

  2. ctu scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Good spicy oloroso feeling, probably Glenfarclas?! 90/91.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Sherry, honey, vanilla, raisin, dried fruits and spicy oak.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Powerful. Tannic oak, sherry, milk caramel, mandarin, pepper and ginger.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Long, bittersweet.

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

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Malinois scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Tasted at Vroenhovense Whiskyfeesten 2017 13/14.

    Thanks for opening especially for met Jurgen! (Whiskyhuis)

    THIS is what we call oldschool sherry: big polished and not over the top. 

    (To me it seemed a Glenfarclas) 

  5. Dede scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    An archetypal malt of what can be an old Speyside sherry.
    • Nose
      Oloroso galore! A bowl full of sherry, full of tart mandarins, chocolate, raisins, coffee liqueur, with nice notes of cedar. Classical and classy.
    • Taste
      The power and the texture are perfect. We find the nice tangy notes of the nose (mandarin, Cointreau), the delicacy starting this time more on praline than on chocolate, with a very beautiful rancio and tannins mastered, and always a fresh note of resin or cedar.
    • Finish
      Long, tannic and chocolatey, it has a very slight astringency.

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