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Dalwhinnie 1986

Overall rating
87.34/100
votes
58
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Natural Cask Strength
Vintage
1986
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Refill European Oak Cask
Number of bottles
5358
Strength
56.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L6 235 CS000
Barcode
5000281021300
Added on
16 Aug 2007 12:00 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 419,82

12 × in wishlist

58 × member ratings

161 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dalwhinnie 1986

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.34 points

  1. BehindSpace scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
      Flowery, old school "cardboard box", wood glue, sanding dust from dry rotten old wood, a hint of licorice and licorice, delicate smoke, very oily
    • Taste
      89 89
      Dates, Orange, Plum, Licorice, Madels, Hazelnuts, Caramel, Lavender and Rose Petals, Violets,
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. maltaholic scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Really good!
    • Nose
      Very dark color, very appetizing.
      The first impression is very good. Fruity, rosy, floral, but strong! Grapes, raisins, a touch of glue. Was he actually in the sherry barrel?
    • Taste
      Sweet and fruity in taste - and wow! - very strong. Pfaumenkompott, cloves, ... with time getting spicier.
    • Finish
      Very long, fruity and spicy finish. My tongue is furry ...

  4. Wilco scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Ikkakumon scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Complex and delicious.
    • Nose
      Sublime, liquoreux, net influence of sherry, red fruits, candied oranges, some spices, honeyed wax, some floral notes.

      With water: more "picotant"
    • Taste
      Powerful but mellow, lots of fruit (oranges, blackcurrant, apricot), a little bitterness (gentian), salt and spices (chilli), precious woods, some green notes.

      With water: brings out the fruit, honey.
    • Finish
      Very long, caramel, persistent bitterness on the tongue.

  6. corbuso scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    An atypical Dalwhinnie with a rich and intense spicy sherry influence, without any rubbery offnote. A most pleasant whisky

  7. Feusi scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Spicy sweetness with a little smoke. Very dry, almost like drinking a dry white wine. With a few drops of water Water the sweet honey-like notes are better revealed. In my opinion, a poor price / performance ratio.

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