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Auchentoshan Three Wood

Overall rating
81.37/100
votes
577
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casktype
Matured in Bourbon, Oloroso and PX Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label (2008)
Barcode
5011333150824
Added on
09 May 2008 10:09 am
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 47,04

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577 × member ratings

1332 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan Three Wood

78 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.37 points

  1. Misery scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    `Auchentoshan Three Wood NAS / 43%`
    Aroma bold, bright, dried orange peel, smoked orange, wood, cucumber pickle. Bread theme, white bread crust, crackers, orange again, bitterness and astringency of wood dominate in taste. The finish is medium-long, unexpectedly complex, repeating one to one taste.

    Normal, smooth NASIC. Good nose, average taste and decent aftertaste. Funny play brine and dried oranges in the flavor, then it is, it is not. It would be brighter taste, it would be quite good. At the finish it is difficult to make out what he shows at all, but he has a long train. Molt on everyday, nothing memorable, but especially not to blame for anything.
    `Score 83`
    © belwhisky.club

  2. Calmar scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Pleasant chocolate confectionery and perfume moth, excellent balance, spicy, light, especially good aroma, but other components are not far behind. I am a supporter of consumption of whisky in its pure form, but I can not but note the excellent compatibility of this mole with fruit, especially with green grapes.
    • Nose
      Milk chocolate, bitter chocolate, raisins and dried apricots, bourbon - perfume notes, a little carpenter workshop and furniture varnish; green grass, weak citrus notes - generally dense, balanced, interesting in development, multifaceted.
    • Taste
      Bitter chocolate, oak, pepper, creamy toffee, boiled sugar.
    • Finish
      Oak bitterness alternating with chocolate sweetness on the background of pepper and spices, medium duration, warm.

  3. mynappa scored this whisky 83 points Member Junior

    Ex-bourbon and finish in Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks
    • Nose
      Dark chocolate, oranges, raisins, cherries, dates and other dark fruits
    • Taste
      sweet, fruity and spicy, dark fruits such as plums, syrup, hazelnuts, cinnamon, citrus fruits
    • Finish
      fruity, medium long.

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A really good Lowland Malt for a reasonable price!
    • Nose
      full flavors: sweet sherry, dark fruits, spice / oak;
    • Taste
      fruity strong tingling onset, lots of fruit, sweet sherry, beautiful spice (oak) proves the palate, complex, voluminous;
    • Finish
      long, fruity finish; in the finish dark chocolate;

  5. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Immediately strong, intense fruity, in the background light cinnamon, citrus (orange), sweet molasses, some oak, malt and nut pretty close to each other
    • Taste
      Sherry is very present. Very spicy, softens later sweet sweetness, oak light, quite dry, nut is clearly noticeable. It is creamy and has a light touch of cinnamon
    • Finish
      Medium to long. Drying, there is no bitterness, sherry remains throughout, malt and oak remain longer in the mouth.

  6. King_of_Grill scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    Blindtasting, rather too easy nosing for its rather dark color, vmtl. Red wine finish, weak finish, not more than 43%, mediocre
    • Nose
      80 80
      Dark fruits, apple, chewing gum, light red wine, no smoke
    • Taste
      83 83
      Powerful fruits, complex, sweet
    • Finish
      70 70
      Very short, soft, little wood

  7. whiskyd scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    18-02-2017
    • Nose
      69 69
      raisins, cinnamon
    • Taste
      72 72
      orange, chocolate
    • Finish
      68 68
      short

  9. davidloosli did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Rather one dimensional and watery, too smooth and light for my taste
    • Nose
      Vanilla, caramel
    • Taste
      Caramel, raisins, oranges
    • Finish
      tad bitter, oaky

  10. oppi scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Dark fruits
    • Taste
      raisins wine cream

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