Fettercairn 16-year-old

Overall rating
85.17/100
votes
8
Whiskybase ID
WB199053
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
2nd Release 2021
Bottled
2021
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Oloroso & Palo Cortado Sherry Butts
Strength
46.4 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Added on
11 dec 2021 10:04 pm by Mr.Edradour
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

£ 77.06

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8 × member ratings

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Whisky reviews for Fettercairn 16-year-old

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.17 points.

  1. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Dry fruit, slightly tart, hints of vanilla and buttery sweetness
    • Taste
      Dry, nice spiciness, becoming slightly sour. There is a hint of nut at the back
    • Finish
      Spicy, dry fruit, slightly sour again.

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  3. BAR scored this whisky 89 points Member Junior

    NOSE: fresh forest fruits, blueberries and plums. A dash of oats. sultanas in the background. Maple syrup and milk chocolate. Cherries. Oranges too. Later, light nutmeg also appears.

    TASTE: blueberries and raisins. Honey and sweet cherries. A touch of cardboard. It is followed by vanilla and a hint of orange. Light oak. Milk chocolate and spices such as light pepper and cinnamon, pinch of ginger.

    FINISH: Fairly long, slightly drying but this seems to go away suddenly? A little oak and with the same spices as in the taste. Dark chocolate too.

    The result is once again a very special, one-off creation that will never be repeated. The challenge was to fine-tune the balance of barrel influence that would yield the unique profile I was looking for. A unique drinking experience that defines Fettercairn, with accentuated taste characteristics.
    great whisky highly recommended.

  4. Ruisdael scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Fruity and dry, really a beautiful nose, oily dram full of mango, melon, passion fruit and other soft fruit, here and there some vanilla and marzipan.... In terms of nose we give this bottle 89/100 points. The 16-year-old smells old-fashioned. Craftwork in terms of nose, the aftertaste a little too short, experts say 85.

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