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Knockando 1994

Overall rating
81.85/100
votes
76
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Slow Matured
Vintage
1994
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
5010103802550
Added on
17 Nov 2012 8:45 am

Average value

€ 68,96

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76 × member ratings

189 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knockando 1994

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.85 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A pleasant to drink good knockie.
    • Nose
      86 86
      pleasant intense sweetness, dark fruits, some oak;
    • Taste
      86 86
      soft voluminous full fruity onset, noticeable fruit notes, less sweetness, slightly oaky, slightly oily;
    • Finish
      85 85
      medium long fruity finish, long spicy finish;

  2. MrYens scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

  3. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Already drinkable, fine, gentle, nice fresh sherry
    • Nose
      Fruity and nutty with vanilla pudding, fruit cake, tangerine, lavender
    • Taste
      Quite light, a little weak on the chest, orange peel, almond, ripe grapes, malt and subtly spicy oak in licorice, sherry influence clearly
    • Finish
      Warming, slightly spicy, spicy, oak, sherry, medium long

  4. dRambo scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Nose: sweet sherry, honey, vanilla, spicy wood, old cellar, slightly acidic, after the first sip the nose gets better, the closer you bring it to the malt, there it is clear and tasty, further away it gets more musty, I have never been so restless, I would give a difference of 10 points between further away and nose directly above the malt
    Taste: sweet fruity, ripe grapes, raisins, some malt, tingling oak, slightly soapy, slightly pleasant dry on the finish, heather, toffee, milk chocolate, with further swallowing a pleasantly fruity fresh fruit spreads in the mouth and spreads a nice Contrast to a strong cream caramel / toffee note forms.
    Conclusion: The malt is a mystery to me he is not so easy to understand, sometimes I take a sip and he is very tasty, 5 minutes later he has slight misses and again 5 minutes later he is delicious again. He gets better when you drink more of it.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Rogier Engel scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Delicious sherry tones.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. pianoman scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweetish, nutty. Slightly cardboard, sandy, mineral. Some bug spray.
    • Taste
      Malt, licorice. Slightly bitter, rather dusty and dry.

  7. Dalm did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Aroma: Ripe Fruit, Floral, Vanilla, Nut
    Taste: sweet, nutty, sherry, malt, oak
    Finish: medium length, oak, dark chocolate, sherry

  8. Archer scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. rottendon scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A very decent whisky, while the aroma and finish have much more to offer than the taste.
    The second tasting clearly rounder.
    • Nose
      Pear compote, red grape juice, a little vinegar, Irish coffee, over it lime, including the nose sensation of essential oils, which give the malt a fresh, fruity lightness. Nevertheless, clear sherry influence with dark fruits. No nuts, but nut yoghurt, malt is also noticeable.
    • Taste
      Very decent start. Oak, slightly dry, raisins, some milk chocolate nut chocolate. With a creamy mouthfeel. Later, black coffee prevails. Honey sweet, but rather dry. The alcohol is not very well integrated, it means that it burns something and leaves a marked numbness in the mouth. After a while, this effect is lost.
    • Finish
      The finish is not overly long. The tart oak note dominates at the beginning, but fades quickly. At the end there is a nuttiness & the creamy mouthfeel.

  10. Heidjer scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Tasted blind
    • Nose
      "dark", wood, nut, spiciness, "strong", malt, fresh fruits, apple
    • Taste
      Spicy, slightly sweet
    • Finish
      soft at first, then bitter - the woodiness sometimes even takes over.

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