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Overall rating
82.56/100
votes
34
Whiskybase ID
WB21029
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
30.08.2002
Bottled
18.02.2011
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Casknumber
900073
Number of bottles
648
Strength
60.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Mar 2011 3:38 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 81.94

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Whisky Reviews for Craigellachie 2002 DR

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.56 points

  1. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. Koalafant scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    Not my collar size at all!
    • Nose
      Tart and grassy, later a honey sweetness is added. Light fruits like gooseberries and unripe apples ... not my cup of tea.
    • Taste
      Sharp and sour. Unbalanced, unripe alcoholic with nuances of fruitiness.
    • Finish
      Medium length and burning. Unpleasant occupies the palate.

  3. Kensay scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Young, bright and perky whisky, strong and burning
    • Nose
      Dried fruits, ripe pear, smoked plum, citruses and bright sherry aroma, rich and fresh
    • Taste
      Olive oil with spices and honey. tight and powerful, burning
    • Finish
      some spices, light bitterness of grapefruit, orange peel, skin and dark dark chocolate

  4. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Geiler fabric and significantly older than the difference between the date of filling and burning. And the 70 € then fit.
    • Nose
      at first a touch of sulfur, then nut, dust, musty sweetness, it smells "old", I can describe it badly - it's not leather or tobacco or wood, but I still have an old, dark room with lots of leather and wood the eyes ... looks significantly older than 8 years and the alcohol does not sting ... a, two drops of water make him sweeter, more intense, but more brings nothing
    • Taste
      strong, full and fat, the alcohol does not skin too strong, there is sharpness, but feels like 50%, very intense and dense in the taste, molasses, sugar beet syrup (goes already in a slightly sour direction), walnut, maple syrup ... there's also a rum note ... dried fruit in rum, and here's a sweetish tobacco note
    • Finish
      long and tidily hot and peppery and dry, the sweet syrup stuffing also echoes a bit, bitterly not at all

  5. Koalafant scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    Not at all my collar size
    • Nose
      Acidic and grassy, ​​later added to a honey sweetness. Bright fruits like gooseberry and unripe apple ... not my case
    • Taste
      Sharp and sour. Unbalanced, immature alcoholic with nuances of fruitiness
    • Finish
      Medium long and burning. Occupies unpleasant the palate

  6. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    N: honey, dried fruits, orange, meaty, floral, figs and cinnamon
    T: honey, spices and oily
    F: dry sherry and some sulphur
    tasted with rwillemze

  7. Furtia scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      75 75

  8. Igor scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I quite enjoyed the mouthwatering aroma of it, but the taste is simply lacking in balance a bit. And yet this is a remarkable malt after all.
    • Nose
      Orchard, wild flowers. Apricot, mango, sweet green bananas, peeled kiwi, peach, nuts, raisins, dried apricots, roasted chestnuts, leather, pencil eraser, spices, firm caramel candies, Tokay wine, preserves.
    • Taste
      Dry, hot, sharp, acidulous, not sweet. Whoa! Now the alcohol strength is utterly evident. Cyder, sour apple, herbal decoction, zest, bitter citrus.
    • Finish
      Long. Tart mandarin orange, grapefruit, orange peel, lime, basil, cloves, allspice, mixed zest, cinnamon, peanuts, pistachios, chocolate bar.

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