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Overall rating
86.76/100
votes
40
Whiskybase ID
WB175433
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
The Vintage Malt Whisky Co Ltd. (VM)
Bottling serie
The Cooper's Choice - Family Silver
Vintage
2001
Bottled
01.2021
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Oloroso Sherry Cask
Casknumber
4630
Number of bottles
330
Strength
44.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5024720861111
Added on
26 jan 2021 10:19 pm by SIEBERTS WHISKYWELT
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 173.00

15 × in wishlist

40 × member ratings

63 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 2001 VM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.76 points

  1. ngareis scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    I liked the taste profile quite a lot, so I asked the producer for more insights as I wanted to discover this unknown distillery more. They told me that this particular cask was bought some years ago and they were told that it contained teaspooned Macallan - which they cannot guarantee, but they deem it very likely (storage location, taste profile, ...).
    Too bad for me though - 19y Macallan single casks are a bit out of my price range to explore further. Anyway, this makes this particular Whisky quite a bargain in my eyes!

    They indeed sold their "family silver" here - unfortunate that they cannot disclose it.

  2. Beatroute Malt scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Raisins, honey, dried fruit, especially apricot, hint of fresh pepper on the nose. Semi sweet, caramel, a little astringent, some ripe fruit dessert, medium length finish. Allegedly teaspooned MacAllan. Good stuff, would probably improve further at higher abv.

  3. FeydRautha scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  4. daveeeeejpc scored this whisky 85 points Member Junior

    good smell and taste but the body is too soft as a 19 year-aged whisky and isn't complex enough.

    the important thing is the finish is too short
    • Nose
      88 88
      woody, raisin, paper smell,
    • Taste
      88 88
      Grape jelly, sweet ginger, bear jelly, very smooth, but a little watery, taste is clean
    • Finish
      85 85
      raisin, finish is short

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  6. whiskytornado scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

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