Overall rating
87.43/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB208278
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Young Spirits (YoSp)
Bottling serie
Ferg & Harris
Vintage
2010
Bottled
22.03.2022
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Finish
Number of bottles
1192
Strength
55.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060766570174
Added on
16 apr 2022 8:52 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 87.61

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33 × member ratings

66 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 2010 YoSp

10 users have left 10 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.43 points.

  1. FrankH did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    YosemiteSam assumed that this might be a Linkwood. I don't think so because there is also a Linkwood, released in 2022: WB208279.

    Why should Ferg Harris release a disclosed and nondisclosed Linkwood in the same year?

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 89 points Photo Moderator

    Good mouthfeel, well balanced, pretty drinkable - reall ynice
    • Nose
      89 89
      Dried and cooked fruits, raisins, plums, a lot of methol and eucalyptus, toffee, caramel, milk chocolate, pipe tobacco, sherry wood, spices, nutmeg, little vanilla, hints of leather - really not bad
    • Taste
      90 90
      Oily, creamy, liquorice, dried fruits, spices, pepper, dark honey, good sweetness, sherry wood, nutmeg, toffee, more caramel and milk chocolate, hints of rum soaked cherries - pretty good
    • Finish
      89 89
      Medium long, warm, spicy, woody, honey, creamy

  3. Fat Bastard! scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  4. YosemiteSam scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Finally a Speysider with a finish on a sherry cask that can captivate me. This is probably a Linkwood.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Aromas of dark fruit, raisins, plums, leather and chocolate.
    • Taste
      87 87
      The mouthfeel is completely in line with the nose, dark fruit, raisins, plums, leather and chocolate. The whisky is nicely balanced. The alcohol is present, but nicely integrated into the whisky.
    • Finish
      87 87
      The aftertaste is medium long with a spiciness of the oak. The sherry lingers wonderfully.

  5. Dr. J. Russell scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Tasted at the Blair Horse Trials 2022 as part of a charity tasting moderated by Ewan Mcillwraith, owner of Robertson's of Pitlochry and renowned judge on spirit competitions all over the world.
    • Nose
      Intense dark fruit aromas, plums, raisins, leather and toasty aromas, dark chocolate
    • Taste
      Mouth-filling with well-integrated alcohol and the aromas that have already inspired the nose.
      Refined with birch water from the Highlands, the aromas change to cherry and leather notes with a velvety creaminess (3-4 drops)
    • Finish
      Undiluted, a medium-long, warming finish with clear oak and strong, spicy sherry notes.

      A well done sherry finish on a bold Speyside malt believed to be a backbone of the White Horse blend

  6. Rody024 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Big sherry bomb. Intense with tones of dried fruit, some dry tannins and a touch of cacao.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      83 83

  7. breflex scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Dry, tannic, bitterness. Little suphur. Not my kind of sherry bomb taste.

  8. LeChiffre scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    It doesn't really do anything wrong, an intense, delicious sherry bomb. But also kind of boring.
    • Nose
      dark fruits; raisins; dates; figs; cocoa powder; Oak wood
    • Taste
      sweet-spicy; powerful; dark fruits; a lot of chocolate; some pepper; Oak
    • Finish
      spicy; dried fruits; some leather; Cocoa bitter-tart oak

  9. TheYenius scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Quite simple, but very tasty. Wonderful nose with Chocolate, Toffee and Raisins. Palate the same but a bit one-dimensional. If it had more depth, it would be fantastic – you can taste it's "just" a PX-finish.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  10. Jeffreyodijk scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    crazy dram

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