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Overall rating
84.80/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1998
Bottled
2012
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label
Added on
27 Aug 2012 10:25 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 61,22

2 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1998 GM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.80 points

  1. Cubey666 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Tasted at WTF2017 - August 2017

    Nice all fruity dram. This is how I know and like my Dailuaine
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. martinni scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Disappointment.
    • Nose
      Citrus, floral notes, banana.
    • Taste
      Currants, vanilla, spices.
    • Finish
      Without finish, dries, maybe vanilla.

  3. martinni scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      75 75

  4. Hare&Copper scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Sept 2016 update: After being open for a year or so this one developed a cheesy, sickly note. Not pleasant. Haven't adjusted score though.
    • Nose
      Limestone, pears. A little yeasty. Ale, husky.
    • Taste
      A little sherry. Malty. Apples. Rhubarb and custard sweets. Some pepper and chocolate.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Sweetness continues.

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Comparing this one to the 1995 GM (24649) and 1998 CM (41315), this one beats them both. It doesn't score on complexity but on intensity.
    • Nose
      Very sweet with a whole pot of honey. Also vanilla, citrus, floral notes, beeswax, straw, banana, currants, malt and subtle spice.
    • Taste
      Again mainly honey. Also figs, currants, vanilla, almond, citrus and a light oaky spiciness.
    • Finish
      Honey, vanilla sugar, currants and cereals.

  6. Feusi scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Sweet and fruity with earthy floral notes. Citrus with chocolate comes together with vanilla and honey. A peppermint feeling, like a toothpaste stays on the palate. Maybe a good dram for the morning?

  7. Malt Hans scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Malty and spicy aroma, floral honey, raisins, figs, cardamom, meat pie, dry hay and vanilla. Floral honey sweetness, pepper, mint, orange marmalade and almonds. Medium long, malty and spicy end.

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