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Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB175434
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Vintage Malt Whisky Co Ltd. (VM)
Bottling serie
The Cooper's Choice
Bottled
01.2021
Casktype
Port Wood Finish
Casknumber
6584
Number of bottles
336
Strength
54.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
26 jan 2021 10:20 pm by SIEBERTS WHISKYWELT
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 72.41

2 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

35 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Craigellachie Winter Fruits VM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. Daniel Hohleweg scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  2. RedBandit74 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Sweet dark fruits, honey, plum, caramel, malt, port wine
    • Taste
      88 88
      Sweet, fruity, mild, orange, vinous, port wine
    • Finish
      89 89
      Sweetness, port wine, fruity, some oak, medium length

  3. craide scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Quite tasty malt on the palate. However, the nose is not particularly inviting to me. That seems somehow out of round and a bit alcoholic musty, bland.
    A little water makes the nose much more pleasant and even fruity.
    I like it better that way.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Soft, sweet and also slightly bubbly nose with woody and intense fruit aromas of apricots. This slightly alcoholic smell ends quickly and then more and more fruits are added. Some plums, raisins and forest fruit jam with sweet malt. The woody notes seem to be a bit more complex and also more dominant. But I haven't got it right yet. Toffee and caramelized malt come through in the background.
      A little water is good here. It also adds a subtle, cooling effect.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Slightly spicy, slightly peppery-hot, again sweet malt, and fruity aromas of raspberries, oranges with now recognizable port wine notes. A slight bitterness comes through, but the sweetness still predominates.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium-long finish, mix of sweet and sour fruits, oak spices and some candied fruits.

  4. Ulcinj scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

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