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Dalmore 45-year-old Aurora

Overall rating
93.87/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rare & Prestige
Vintage
29.04.1964
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
45 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
200
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Mar 2011 11:13 pm

Average value

€ 11620,39

5 × in wishlist

25 × member ratings

6 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dalmore 45-year-old Aurora

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.87 points

  1. P.A.O.K.you_are did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Dalmore 45 yo 1964 'Aurora' (45%, OB, oloroso sherry, 200 bottles, 2010)
    These old Dalmores usually put me in a moral dilemma. On the one hand,
    they are insanely expensive… on the other hand, the ones I could try so
    far were also extremely good! Let’s check this one… Colour: amber. Nose:
    starts rather delicately, slightly subdued, almost shy… and elegant.
    It’s rather on the tarte tatin/honey side at first nosing, as well as on
    oranges and maybe a little tamarind chutney. There’s also a little
    musk, old roses, then touches of camphor, tiger balm… but only touches!
    Goes on with hints of rum baba, chocolate, bananas flambéed, roses
    again… even something slightly muscatty. Keywords: subtle elegance.
    Maybe a little feminine? (I’m sorry, ladies.) Mouth: once again, this
    baby is relatively soft, subtle and shy at first sips but it’s soon to
    become more talkative. What’s very nice as well is that the oakiness is
    obvious but intricately mingled with the fruits, first tangerines and
    oranges, then more candied quince, kumquats and bananas. Nutmeg and
    cinnamon complement the profile (oak) while the whole remains very
    slightly shy(ish). Finish: medium long, more on chocolate and green
    pepper. A tannicity in the aftertaste (apple pips and peelings).
    Comments: I like this Aurora quite a lot but my all time favourite
    Dalmore will remain the fantabulous 50yo from five years ago (WF 96). SGP:461 - 89 points.

    Whiskyfun.com

  2. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Inspired by and named after the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights, just 200 bottles of this Oloroso sherry cask 1964 vintage Dalmore have been released. 

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