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Cragganmore 1990

Overall rating
79.15/100
votes
17
Whiskybase ID
WB3478
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
1990
Bottled
2003
Casktype
Double Matured in Ruby Port Wood
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 1000 ml
Bottle code
CggD-6555
Added on
01 Sep 2008 2:14 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 124.70

4 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

57 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Cragganmore 1990

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.15 points

  1. sarthur71 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      81 81

  2. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Blind comparison with https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/101191/cragganmore-2005 flat, simple
    • Nose
      Vanilla is increasing, light notes, light leather, floral, Maggie, some menthol
    • Taste
      soft on the palate Malt, spicy increases, Bast
    • Finish
      medium long, oak, slightly bitter

  3. Archer scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Archer scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    In the nose, there are differences in the area of ​​fruit flavors. Spock is a bit spicier on the tongue, but Kirk is a bit fuller in character. The differences, however, are not as significant as to make one of them more unbroken than the other. A draw.
    • Nose
      Comparison with Cragganmore 2005 (https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/101191/cragganmore-2005) Spock = Cragganmore 1990 Kirk = Cragganmore 2005
      Spock: orange zest, almond oil, hazelnut, a lot of malt & cereals. A little waxy, but altogether rather airy and fruity. Kirk: More pronounced in the orange note than Spock. Less nutty, less almond, malt and cereal flavor in something the same. In addition to the fruit also floral with a slight scent of tulips.
    • Taste
      Spock: Mild approach to the aromas of the nose: nut, almonds, oranges, toffee, cocoa, milk chocolate. Later, wood pulls through and a slight pepper sharpness makes itself felt.
      Kirk: Creamy and slightly fuller (voluminous would be too much) on the tongue than S. Also here are toffee sweets, cocoa, milk chocolate with nut, latte. Less peppery than Spock, as well as less wood content.
    • Finish
      Spock a bit spicier, Kirk a bit finer.

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