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The Spice Tree The Signature Range CB

Overall rating
84.67/100
votes
47
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottling serie
Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled
2009
Casktype
American Oak / French Oak
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottle code
L 05 05 10 3 15:44BB
Barcode
832889005513
Added on
18 Jun 2011 2:22 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 36,50

6 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

100 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Spice Tree The Signature Range CB

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.67 points

  1. Docmacwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Jim Murray has awarded 95.5 points to the Spice Tree and was 2011 Best Scotch New Brand of the Year.

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I think I need to get a bottle of this because I thought it had some depth to it.

    Nice taste anyway
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. whiskeyjedi scored this whisky 40 points Member Senior

    The Spice Tree The Signature Range CB (CompassBox Anfüllung; Blend)Tasted 2014-03-29 @ Whiskey and More Bremen, Germany.

    heavy and metallic40

  5. Erik Elixir did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note from www.compassboxwhisky.com

    For information, here are the specs of the first two batches of The

    Spice Tree:
    Type: Vatted Malt. A blend of single malts from different distilleries.

    Tasting Notes: A natural, deep, gold-brown colour and a rich nose

    with spices such as clove and nutmeg, and sweet stewed fruits.

    Palate is soft, sweet, deep and rich with a malt whisky fruitiness

    embellished by rich spice. Very long.
    Lead Distilleries: Dailuaine, Teaninich and two other malt whiskies

    distilled in the villages of Brora and Longmorn.

    Wood: 100% first-fill Bourbon barrels and first-fill, recharred

    American oak hogsheads for the primary maturation. A portion of

    the whisky went through a secondary maturation on new (virgin)

    French Sessile oak, heavily toasted. Our inaugural batch (labelled

    as such on the front and back labels) had one toast level. Our

    second batch, released April 2006, had several different toast

    levels for a slightly more subtle yet complex flavour profile,

    but definitely similar to the inaugural batch.

  6. mmaclean scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nice beginner whisky, one for the shelf to have some variety and something for those who prefer something sweeter and not be left out.
    • Nose
      Malty, fresh fruits, apricot, peach, banana, vanilla, honey and spices
    • Taste
      creamy, spicy like ginger, cinnamon, clove, more vanilla
    • Finish
      More cream brulee and apricots dipped in honey, vanilla with cardamom

  7. mmaclean scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    The nose has large amounts of vanilla and honey, the taste is more honey and then the spice comes on, body is spicy and warming with more toffee and clove, finish is nice for cask strength very subtle but nicer than the less strength scotches out there. Price is great and reasonable, presentation is a cool tree looking like box, which is classic Compass Box.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. mmaclean scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    This reminds me of sharing it with a close friend or someone new to the liquid. I had the privilege of meeting John at a tasting event in San Francisco this year, nice guy. If you get this version, you will also like Great King St. The Spice Tree is very honey and sweet spice forward and very refreshing from the peat, sea water, brine, tar type Scotches. Enjoy and perhaps this one is worthy of a special female friend

  9. mmaclean scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    This is full of spice and sugar notes. I love the mix of citrus and smoke. When you buy a Compass Box you get all of the above. Depends on the version. I hear the Oak Cross is split between two cask of different whiskey`s. Love the Flaming Heart the anniversary edition. The second edition i have in my collection is much more smokey and some tar and peat. Look for new stuff coming out from them though.

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