- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Flora & Fauna
- Stated Age
- 12 years old
- 43.0 % Vol.
- 700 ml 700 ml
- Added on
- 16 Aug 2007 12:00 am
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143 × member ratings
381 × in collection
Whisky Reviews for Pittyvaich 12-year-old
15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.99 points
Sherry, sultanas, roasted almonds, citrus, smoke
Sherry, vanilla, nutty, citrus, raisins
Rather long, vanilla, dry
Spices, Dry sherry tones, nuts, black tea, orange marmalade.
Sherry above, almonds and nuts, oaky, dry fruit again, raisins ?
Medium body, dry fruit, orange peels, touch of smoke. Sweetness remain.
- I think I know why the Pitty comes here so "bad" way. Yesterday, when I dipped my nose in the glass very quickly after pouring, I noticed a very disturbing smell of "fermented cabbage".
Such a blatant bad note I had so far in any whisky!
There were also always the sweet bright red fruits, vanilla, a little oak and as I find a little smoke, but the false note remained ...
I think you could call it sourdough. I was not sure, but I know the smell from the kitchen ...
After 15 minutes, this smell disappeared slowly and after 20 minutes it was completely gone ...
From there, the Pittyvaich was a very fruity, slightly smoky, complex and above all very delicious fellow.
After 20 minutes plus he gets 88 points from me. I think the 90 are in it if I give him more time directly.
- This bottle is one of my longest open. There are good things here, but it feels like they all come from the casks. The spirit just doesn't present itself in an attractive way at all. The short life of this still seems like a tragedy on paper, but it's just so hard to find a good example of it that the decision to close looks comprehensible.
Richly sherried with dark seville orange marmalade, sherbet sweet, but with a real blast of the bottom of the roasting tin. Has a slightly off note to it.
A big hit of fizzy orange and not much else except a musty sour note.
The dry mustiness continues as does the sourness.
- Decent enough but lacking the influence of good spirit. Just a lot of sherry and 45% alcohol. No bad tastes but just too simple.
Sample courtesy of Maltmartin.