- Whiskybase ID
- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Sherry Cask
- Stated Age
- 15 years old
- Sherry Matured
- Number of bottles
- 53.8 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Added on
- 15 Nov 2012 2:18 pm
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31 × member ratings
27 × in collection
Whisky Reviews for Arran 1996
3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.29 points
- The nose starts as expected. Truckloads of sherry, but there`s something more than just that. I can not specify what exactly. In the mouth it`s all about creamy, oily sherry and ripe fruit. The finish is strong, but is drier towards the end.
With three drops of water you can expect a huge explosion of flavours. This is a top notch whisky!
Short description: A grown-up variant of the Aberlour A'Bunadh.
Oloroso nose: Marshmallows, citrus, orange, dates, plums, almonds, raisins. The
nose reminds a lot of Aberlour A'Bunadh.
fruits, marshmallows, oranges, dates, almonds and mint. Quite aggressive in the
mouth though despite the sherry maturation.
and fruity, 'darker'
than the nose and taste. Slightly meaty and earthy, and again that typical
Oloroso note that I describe as marshmallows. A whiff of rubber, but not