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Auchentoshan Select

Overall rating
77.43/100
votes
58
Whiskybase ID
WB4013
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
New Label
Bottled
2008
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml 1000 ml
Added on
11 Oct 2008 11:30 am
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 45.28

2 × in wishlist

58 × member ratings

167 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan Select

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.43 points

  1. VanOpek scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      79 79
      fruity, citric, light, vanilla, caramel, herbal, floral, honey, rather simple but pleasant
    • Taste
      76 76
      sweet, pepper, spicy, oak, herbs, smooth, malty, light and watery,
    • Finish
      75 75
      oak, dry, herbs, bitterness, spicy hints, short

  2. ctu scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    On the nose it's a strong start. But after this unfortunately disappointment.
    • Nose
      Nice and elegant. Waxy apples, pear, honey, banana, PVC
    • Taste
      Sweet and fruity. Overripe bananas, cardboard, spices
    • Finish
      Not too long, sweet

  3. Koloman scored this whisky 69 points Expert Senior

    A touch of whisky ...
    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      66 66

  4. Shane_IL scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    This is a nice whisky, but that's it, just nice. Smooth thanks to triple distillation, but awfully awfully dull.

  5. Georges scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      77 77

  6. Georges scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Apple, citrus,
      light, elegant
    • Taste
      Fresh,
      fruity
    • Finish
      Short and
      sweet

  7. Magnus Hillman scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Floral honey, delicate white sugar, apples and pears.
    • Taste
      Sweet tropical fruit, white pepper, lemon candy and vanilla. 
    • Finish
      Relatively short, good sweetness, sharp pepper and soft oak.

  8. granella2003 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Nose is elegant, light and fruity.

    Taste : Mild, apple, cinnamon, spices

  9. markjedi1 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    The Auchentoshan Select is, since the rebranding in 2008, hard to find at retailers, since it was moved to the duty free market. I purchased my bottle (1 Liter) directly from the distillery's online shop.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

    This Lowland has no age statement.

    Definitely better than the Classic, but not as complex as the Three Wood or 12 Year Old.
    • Nose
      The nose is very fresh with green apples, oranges and even a little banana. It has a pinch of vanilla too. A little caramel or toffee in the background. Adding a few drops of water brings out some passion fruit. I like it!<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
    • Taste
      On the palate, the dram is - as to be expected - sweet and very fruity with apples and lime as the main players. The drams remains very light.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
    • Finish
      The finish is short, sweet and completely biteless.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

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