Dalmore 40-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rare & Prestige
Stated Age
40 years old
American Oak & Gonzalez Byass Sherry Casks
Number of bottles
40.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
08 sep 2007 9:48 pm

Average value

€ 7198.02

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Whisky reviews for Dalmore 40-year-old

6 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 94.49 points.

  1. franpincoffee scored this whisky 97 points Expert Senior


    The color is light caramel, and the nose is orange peel, raisins, dates, and a touch of brown sugar. The taste starts off with a cinnamon kick that fades to a lingering sweetness with a hint of brandy, along with mango and other tropical fruits. The finish is long, smooth and complex with a Chardonnay-like sweetness…the orange peel returns with slight hints of almonds.

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  3. GIORGOS scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Orange Orange Orange

  4. dicembre29 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Paint and latex and all those sexy as hell mature cask notes. Juicy concorde grape. Rich woody notes and some tight rings of smoke. Pepper. Tangerine, pineapple, papaya and deep threads of black current. These latter tie in with eucalyptus to remind me of black currant Halls cough drops. Chocolate. More fruity notes in rivers of dark caramel. Quirky, odd and great.

    Palate: Smoke, old wood and latex. Leathery and drying. Orange emerges with some tobacco. Again…some black currant notes.




  5. granella2003 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Just staggering... this is a truly complex,
    intense whisky.
    • Nose
      Sublime balance and clarity. Winter spice, ginger, cocoa dryness, slightly
      herbal. Toasted malt loaf buttered and topped with a liberal helping of Seville
      marmalade. Oily nuts, banana grilled with Demerara sugar and hazelnut spread.
      Hint of smoke.
    • Taste
      Sherried sultana, wood tannins rise to provide
      balance and oomph. Thick toffee and zesty ripe orange and marmalade bubbling in
      a saucepan.
    • Finish
      A little short, chocolate, syrupy, orange.

  6. granella2003 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    This is the truly staggering Dalmore 40 year old -

    a superb Highland malt aged in three different types of cask: American white

    oak, Matusalem Oloroso Sherry and Amoroso Sherry casks. This was specially

    crafted by the legendary master blender Richard Paterson, and it comes in a

    smart leather case.

  7. Alex did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    DistillersTasting Notes

    Orange, toffee, almonds.

    Deep mahogany in colour with orange marmalade and Christmas pudding on the nose.

    Bold flavours of brittle toffee and bitter chocolate are followed closely with spiced orange and crushed almonds. Long and complex aftertaste.



  8. Alex did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Gold Medal International Whisky Competition 2010

    Rated 98/100 Beverage Testing Institute 2009

    Double Gold Medal San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2009



  9. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    A triple-wood from the Dalmore distillery, an awesome 40-year-old,
    matured in American white oak, Matusalem Oloroso sherry and Amoroso
    sherry casks. A very rare Highland bottling and a great testament to the
    blending skill of Richard Paterson.


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