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Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

Overall rating
83.51/100
votes
267
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Casktype
Bourbon, Matusalem Sherry, Cabernet Sauvignon
Strength
44.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label (2012)
Barcode
5013967008427
Added on
24 Feb 2012 5:00 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 95,42

22 × in wishlist

267 × member ratings

606 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

32 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.51 points

  1. Estega7 scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. Kaleva scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Very pleasant whisky. Feels somewhat young, but well balanced and gives good overall impression. However, I didn't manage to taste it together with a cigar :)
    • Nose
      Dried fruits (plum), caramel, orange zest, dark chocolate, sherry
    • Taste
      Spicy, slightly smoky, vanilla
    • Finish
      Medium-long, warm, dry, spicy

  3. whiskyd scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      68 68

  4. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    03-03-2018
    • Nose
      72 72
      orange peel
    • Taste
      71 71
      toffee
    • Finish
      69 69
      orange peel takes over, dry tobacco finish

  5. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, sherry, oaky, and strong vanilla.
    In the mouth, pastry sensation, caramel "toffee", vanilla, spices too, then fruits a little macerated (cooked orange, raisins de Corinth), it is very sweet, but also monolithic!
    In the end, long on the same flavors, like a bourbon in fact, lacking subtlety.

    A dram to drink in syrup, where to remember a typicity "Dalmorienne"!

  6. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Great NAS, priced he should like but like 20, - less cost. ;) Otherwise, I like the slight exotic hints in it.
    • Nose
      Cinnamon, caramel, berries, vanilla, Sherrylastig, a little exotic but also comes through (therefore probably suitable for Cigars)
    • Taste
      Great fruits, sherry with banana caramel sweets, mango, with vanilla-eos, cinnamon, ground spices, berry bushes, orange
    • Finish
      Spicy, ginger, clove, sherry, medium-long

  7. André scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    A nice Dalmore, not great. The original cigar malt was better and also the Gran Reserva, which was in between the two cigarmalts (mainly renamed for marketing reasons) was better. They were also both much better priced. because price / quality shifts towards the negative.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. Archer scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. Archer scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    My first Dalmore. I would have expected worse.
    • Nose
      Sweetish and heavy at the beginning with roasted orange slices, cinnamon, leather and vanilla. Earthy, loamy, dark. Cocoa, roasted coffee beans. After some time, add almond splitter.
    • Taste
      Full mouthfeel at the beginning, velvety and creamy, viscous, syrupy. Again, the orange peel, which come along on the tongue but with more intense spiciness. White pepper, marjoram (?). The oranges are covered in toffee, malt and milk chocolate, with a pinch of cinnamon and coriander. Sherry comes through.
    • Finish
      Remains creamy, next to the oranges still occur lemon peels. Oak comes.

  10. Jeep51 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Pleasant. Not complex but friendly and easy.
    • Nose
      Pretty spicy. Not because of alcohol but mostly because of pepper and some smoke. It's not very expressive. Toffee, chocolate and vanilla. It is rather sweet, creamy and greedy but it lacks intensity.
    • Taste
      More present. Always sweetness and roundness; It's creamy with honey, toffee. Rather sweet. Evolves towards the spices in the middle of the mouth.
    • Finish
      Syrupy. Moderately long and very marked by caramel.

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