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Old Pulteney 1997

Overall rating
88.23/100
votes
28
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Hand Bottled at the Distillery
Vintage
08.09.1997
Bottled
25.04.2012
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
1086
Strength
57.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
30 Apr 2012 12:58 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 70.00

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Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney 1997

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.23 points

  1. ezioaudit scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  2. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Makes you want to get directly more Old Pulteney Single Casks, what a bomb!
    • Nose
      The power of a strong single barrel makes itself directly noticeable, sour orange, grapefruit, lemon juice, green apple, slightly coasty with some salt further back as often in OP
    • Taste
      Salt now at the front, grapefruit, orange, perfume, green apple, lemon, fresh pineapple juice, mango, some marzipan and brown sugar, then again apple, all wonderfully strong, reminiscent of a CS Springbank with a little more salt
    • Finish
      Astringent with a little salt, light malt with all the citrus notes of even, dry fruits, etc.

  3. smaeksle did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Nice single cask whisky, but not 100% meets my taste.
    • Nose
      The strength of alcohol cools the nose, behind it woody and a lot of vanilla. Very light approaches of coconut and mango.
    • Taste
      Strong start, the alcohol owed. Sweet with lots of vanilla, a light spice drives mango and other sweet fruits in front of him.
    • Finish
      Long and warm, he stays with a light sweetness, which is displaced by a spice.

  4. jocmueller scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Color: yellow gold

    Nose: Oh, a fruit basket, fruit salad of yellow fruit, a pinch of white pepper, with increasing duration, vanilla gets some upper hand. Alcohol well integrated.

    Mouth: A fresh, fruity onset, the yellow fruits are immediately back, now a little more alcoholic, the vanilla is held back pleasantly and gives the fruit the precedence, a bit lemony, mineral, fresh and light.

    Finish: The yellow fruits alternate with the lemon, here again and again the vanilla flares up in the background, the alcohol also, medium long.

    With water: With a few drops of water, the nose becomes significantly vanilla, oily in the mouth and also more vanilla to the detriment of the fruit, the finish felt longer and also with more vanilla.

    Conclusion: A great malt, which offers by his fresh start quite a balmy summer evening, if it gets a bit uncomfortable and heavier lures a little water, the vanilla well out.

    89/100 Pts.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. WhiskyNotes did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    It was 85 euro at the distillery.

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