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Aberlour 15-year-old

Overall rating
83.80/100
votes
94
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cuvée Marie d'Ecosse
Bottled
2005
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Sherry finish
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
St. Drostan's Label - Dumpy bottle
Added on
13 Jun 2007 3:37 am
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 114,90

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94 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Aberlour 15-year-old

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.80 points

  1. whiskyd scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      79 79

  2. oppi scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet and fruity Sherry comes through clearly
    • Taste
      Sherry

  3. Calmar scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A good sherry silent, young, but firmly knocked down, with a character, very pleasant and drinkable.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, first nose - spicy oak, burnt biscuits; oak, roasted nuts, cocoa, a little furniture varnish, Indian spices, corn, a little citrus, lollipops, prunes
    • Taste
      Saturated, watery, spicy oak, burnt crackers, ginger, dark beer, nuts, corn.
    • Finish
      Light, bitter-sweet, prunes, biscuits, kvasnoe wort, cocoa.

  4. m884 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Very nice, great mouth. Creamy taste all around. Enjoyed this one quite a bit. Almost 86 points I`d say.
    • Nose
      Sherry, nutty, tad sulfur, milk chocolate, roasted walnuts and tad vanilla
    • Taste
      very smooth, nutty, creamy, sweet`ish, tad oak, the mouth is the strong point here
    • Finish
      Sherry, nutty, coffee with cream, slight wood influence, malt and toffee sweetness

  5. BottleBox scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Very nice and tasty whisky
    • Nose
      Cherry, mandarin, cloves, spicy, dark chocolate, behind it a little vanilla. Strong oak note and a little pepper. Later a light almond note
    • Taste
      Peppery, strong, then sweet and vanilla. Toffee and caramel and a little marzipan
    • Finish
      Dry and slightly sour. Long lasting with

  6. markjedi1 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    A very attractive
    Aberlour, that goes down easily and is a perfect match for pastry.
    • Nose
      The nose is very soft
      on vanilla, Granny Smith apples, sugared almonds and caramel. Chocolate cookies
      filled with orange marmalade. Some acacia honey after a while.
    • Taste
      It is equally soft on
      the palate. Creamy almost. A perfect continuation of the nose, with the
      emphasis on apples, surprisingly enough. Midpalate the spices kick in, but
      certainly not very loud. This is all very quaffable and honeysweet. The hint of
      rubber is easily forgiven.
    • Finish
      The finish is medium
      long on more sweetness, like coffee liqueur.

  7. Bishlouk scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Malty and sweet nose, on fresh cereals and honey.

    The palate is sweet and sweet, with some sensations of butter malt.

    Short finish on a very slight bitterness embedded in vanilla honey.

    To drink in small quantities, the dram becomes a little disgusting towards the end because of the sensation. But otherwise it's a nice whisky to drink as a whole.

  8. Cabardi did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    N: Caramel, sherry, apple, peach, orange, chocolate T: Caramel, nutty, coffee, Amaretto F: medium

  9. MacMenM scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    nice dream, loyal to the Aberlourfamily
    • Nose
      vanilla meets sherry, all lots of pasties and after a while toffe, butterscotch, bit of honey
    • Taste
      fresh fruits and caramel
    • Finish
      long and dry, some spices

  10. tomy63 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      very malty, hints of caramel, honey, orange, chocolate
    • Taste
      very lively in attack, again caramel, orange then vanilla, hazelnut, cereals
    • Finish
      a bit short in my opinion. Pretty dry. Develops on spices

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