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Glencadam 14-year-old

Overall rating
83.45/100
votes
168
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Rather Enriched - Limited Edition
Bottled
28.05.2010
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5021349761488
Added on
19 Sep 2010 11:46 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 62.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glencadam 14-year-old

28 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.45 points

  1. pianoman scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Easy, surprisingly little sherry. Bright fruits and grasses.
    • Taste
      Light with light fruits and spices.

  2. maltaholic scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    The color is strikingly bright, quite unusual for a sherry cask. The aroma is initially very fresh, almost young and sparkling. Only gradually the oak comes out, paired with a little spice. Now add a touch of vanilla, it gets better. No, not sweet, as expected from a sherry, but strong-spicy. I do not smell anything of the sherry, maybe a small raisin. A first sip drives my saliva into my mouth - and violently. Very strong, it has a fruity taste. I notice my dark chocolate, spices, cloves and a little more intense now the vanilla. A good ex-bourbon, who gets more bourbon than sherry.

  3. nallacam scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A great maturation in Oloroso Sherry barrels; an honest, very good whisky that is absolutely worth the price!
    [Color gold;
    • Nose
      Berries, figs, dry sherry, honey, vanilla, spices;
    • Taste
      voluminous, aromatic, sherry, honey, caramel, vanilla, many spices (cloves, pepper), slightly oily, European oak;
    • Finish
      medium length, some sherry, then full of spices, oak;

  5. Malthead19 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    a good but also very special sherry malt,
    has a rather unusual dry, slightly bitter sherry flavor
    • Nose
      dry, slightly bitter smell of sherry, has a very special note, berries, spices
    • Taste
      strong, spicy onset, direct a powerful mouth aroma, dry sherry, honey, lots of spices, pepper, cloves, lots of oak
    • Finish
      medium-long, strong, spicy finish;
      long spicy dry aftertaste

  6. ballunder scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    N:Quite rich. Oloroso notes but fruity not funky. Caramel and brown sugar start to come through. Milk chocolate rather than dark. Butter comes late.
    P:Sugary. Nice bitter note on top. Dark fruits. Quite oily. Nutty at the death
    F: Rich. V Rich. Fading bitterness.

    Interesting inter-play between the bourbon and the Oloroso

  7. Mannheimer scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Nose very pleasant and seducing, in the taste of the Sehrry is something of the sweet malt and spicy oak covered.
    Overall very nice malt, away from the "tourist hype".
    • Nose
      Very aromatic, lots of sherry, dry fruits (raisins and dates), then spices, oranges, vanilla in the background.
      Fairly dry nose, the sherry aroma is elegant and not dominant. After opening, you get a hint of banana.
    • Taste
      Spicy with wood notes and sweet malt.
      Floral notes combine with sherry and light vanilla.
    • Finish
      Slightly peppery, again elegant sherry and spices.

  8. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  9. Andytka3 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    N-
    Unique and peculiarly complex, the finishes does infuse some goodies
    into the final expression. Waves of orange, follow by softer grapefruits
    and white raisin on a rustic notes. Lightly earthy and nutty.

    P- Spicy and dry with orange peel tartness. Fine balance of fruits and wood and weighty.

    F- Long, spicy coating with gentle fruits with and peels. — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  10. vojt466 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Totally enjoyable drink, but no miracle is not.
    • Nose
      A full, rounded scent with gently pervasive spiciness - dates, crackers, varnished wood, sherry, apricot jam and malt.
    • Taste
      Butter taste, but with spiciness. It feels sherry, dark fruit, butter biscuits.
    • Finish
      Dozvuk is medium-long, but not as distinct from taste - sweet with a slight bite of sherry and mint.

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