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Dalmore 15-year-old

Overall rating
82.70/100
votes
399
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
American White Oak and Three Styles of Sherry
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label (2012)
Bottle code
L3199 23:37 L3/01975
Barcode
5013967005006
Added on
26 Oct 2012 3:20 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 73,97

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Whisky Reviews for Dalmore 15-year-old

43 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.70 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, characteristic scents on sweet caramel, chocolate, on caramelized orange fruits, on "sherry", on old dusty oak, vinified back.
    • Nose
      creamy, caramelized, on chocolate, candied oranges, rather strong wood, remarkable scents given the low alcoholic deg.
      back very woody, candied.

  2. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Crazily dark in colour, heading towards black molasses.

    N: Bready sherry that texturally talks of white fluffy bloomers. Other underlying notes run along the lines of muesli, cereal bars, malty oak. The complexities are very subtle, given the bold fundamentals.
    T: Heavily woody, it's a 15 yo going on 21, though the standard 18yo may have something to say about that. Develops on dark chocolate & sweet malt, not much orange.
    F: Decent finish on a dark vanilla chocolate maltiness.
    C: This appears generously overaged. I found an expression i tried back in 2013, more charming and with more [herbal] complexity, though there’s only a point in it. Very decent stuff indeed.Scores a B[-]

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 85 points Moderator

    Not bad
    • Nose
      86 86
      Dried fruits, nutty
    • Taste
      85 85
      Nutty, woody, dried figs
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium long, warm

  4. Wolv scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
      wine, sherry, nuts, marzipan, grapes, raisins, plums, chocolate, bonfire, vanilla, hay, leather, dessert wine, fruit cake, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, oak, caramel, citrus
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. Martin1965 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sherry, spices, orange marmalade behind vanilla
    • Taste
      Sherry and Christmas spices, nutmeg
    • Finish
      Long, sweet with nutmeg

      Lots of sherry but no sherry bomb. Could have a few percent more, still great malt

  6. LeChiffre scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    In the nose quite interesting. In the taste but ultimately a bit too shallow and not very exciting. A little more alcohol would do him good. Overall good drinkable but for the money there are simply better alternatives.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Sherry; fruity and sweet; Dried fruit; Citrus with lots of orange; Vanilla; Cinnamon; spicy
    • Taste
      81 81
      sweet and spicy; Orange; some ginger sharpness; slight oak notes; altogether quite flat / weak in the mouth
    • Finish
      82 82
      Finish a bit more intense; little sweet; quite spicy and clear oak flavors come through

  7. Jack Marinello scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sherry very dry, nuts, orange, hazelnut.
    • Taste
      Sherry very dry, nuts, orange, hazelnut.
    • Finish
      Quite short

  8. mandragoru scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

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

  9. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Colour: dark amber
    Nose: grass, oak, raisin, chocolate, wood notes.
    Mouth: sweet, chocolate, raisin, oak and dried fruits.
    Finish: middle, spices, dried fruits, oak, vanilla and chocolate.
    This is a good, sweet and oaky whisky.

  10. whiskyd scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      68 68
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      70 70

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