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Edradour 12-year-old

Overall rating
85.55/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Caledonia Selection
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Cask
Number of bottles
900
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
06 Jan 2012 10:07 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 62.49

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24 × member ratings

99 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Edradour 12-year-old

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.55 points

  1. Demasy scored this whisky 87 points Member Junior

    this whisky is exactly what i expected from a sherry bomb.
    It tastes older than it is, mainly because of the full rich flavour but also because of the mouth coating nature of the spirit.
    I'm not experienced enough to add detailed tasting notes but on the nose I got besides the obvious sherry notes also some mentholic or minty notes which added depth although it was fairly present.
    on the palate it's not to pungy but gives u that nice mouth coating feel ending in some serious wood oak which may be a bit overpowering so maybe the 46% is enough for this whisky.
    If i can get it again i would buy it as a daily dram over a lot of other 12 yo's.

  2. erogers scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    This is an excellent whisky.  The craft presentation goes a long way to make this one stand out from other sherried single malts.  This whisky has a lot in common with Speyside malts like The Macallan and Glenfarclas.  However, it also shows a few characteristics certain highland malts, namely The Dalmore, so all in all, it is a kind of Highland/Speyside hybrid in its flavor profile.
    • Nose
      Fruit salad (apples, grapes, mandarin oranges, cherries), almond paste, furniture oil, and saddle soap.
    • Taste
      Very thick and chewy, with strong Oloroso sherry at first, then a combination of wood tannins, orange, furniture oil, and almond.
    • Finish
      Rather long with pronounced oak wood, crushed almonds, and soft sherry notes.

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