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Overall rating
87.65/100
votes
27
Whiskybase ID
WB181266
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Whisky-Doris (WD)
Bottling serie
Art Nouveau
Vintage
01.1994
Bottled
03.2020
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
34
Number of bottles
200
Strength
52.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Apr 2021 7:56 pm by RaggaeShark
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 170.00

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Whisky Reviews for Secret Speyside 1994 WD

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.65 points

  1. Totoro scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    More on the spicy and woody than the fruity side of sherry maturations. Might as well be a Glenrothes.
    Looks like the sister barrel from Secret Speyside 1994 Sb (182398) to me.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Sauna wood, fir and spruce needles, rosemary, marjoram, rooibos tea, liquorice, meat broth, cigarette tobacco, apricots and apricots in honey, wood polish and beeswax or carnauba wax (definitely the highlight for me). Herbal, spicy, leathery and age-appropriate dusty with a lot of dry refill wood. Very clean, zero sulfur.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Nice and full mouthfeel, slightly oily, with a lot of honey, resin and wood spice. It tingles a bit, but otherwise very mild for 52 percent. With the addition of water, it becomes even tart, I cannot recommend it. Already safe to drink (I can easily get the 10 cl sample empty), but given the age, I would have liked more substance and complexity. Oh yes: no trace of fruit.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Relatively quickly gone, very slightly bitter (men's chocolate) and still very herbal / spicy. Slightly cardboard. Looks like anything here, almost like a blend.

  2. tommy12 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Medium color.
    Scent: butterscotch, slightly musty, maggi, in the background light cardboard, somewhat reserved.
    Taste: tastes sticky sweet (probably a PX barrel), alcohol is not well integrated, not tasty at all, cardboard, penetrating sweetness, disappointing overall.

  3. DerDennis! scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

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