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Tullibardine 225

Overall rating
79.39/100
votes
166
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Sauternes Finish
Bottled
2013
Casktype
Sauternes Finish
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060074861308
Added on
15 Mar 2013 5:19 pm

Average value

€ 36,67

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166 × member ratings

264 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tullibardine 225

28 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.39 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    declination sauternes!
    • Nose
      vanilla, caramel, malt, dry white wine
      a little lemon and mandarin associated with apple, it's cool
    • Taste
      malt, vanilla, spice there and feeling of floral freshness
      it's sweet, light, fruity
      Sauternes, yes if you find it a bit sweet, pastry chef.
    • Finish
      short, simple and without complexity
      good starter, but that's it !!

  2. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    23-12-2016
    • Nose
      75 75
      spices, vanilla, syrup, pepper
    • Taste
      76 76
      spices, oranges, some pineapple
    • Finish
      70 70
      spicy finish

  3. HammerHead scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    A very flowery honied sweet nose with some vanilla and citrusfruit notes, actually quite nice.

    Tastes similar but lacks some subtlety, like all sweetness is coming from the previous cask content and not from the cask itself.

    The finish is on the short side with a little oak wood bitter... leaves me somewhat underwhelmed.

    Overall this is pretty ok.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      76 76

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    A young, neat NAS Highland Malt!
    [Color] straw;
    • Nose
      Honey sweetness, bright fruits (lime), malt, vanilla, soft;
    • Taste
      fruity, sparkling onset, sweet, ripe pineapple, vinous, light spiciness, oak, tasty, but not very complex;
    • Finish
      medium length finish, clear oak, spicy even in the finish;

  5. diamond2000 scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    Aroma: light honey notes, dried white raisin, ripe pear, vanilla, wild flowers, malt-grain component, vanilla pastries, light mineral tones (grinding stone, granite).

    Taste: moderately sweet, honey, pear, citrus peel, herbal infusion, chocolate icing, a little salty in the end.

    Finish: medium length, fairly lightweight, citrus, white bread crumb, light bitterness.

    Rating: 79

  6. jankes scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

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

  7. Mark-E scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  8. stefan_PB scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    Pleasantly sweet. Nice soft whisky with top PLV.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Honey, sugar beet syrup, a little maltiness, low alcohol odor, very pleasant
    • Taste
      82 82
      Soft, honey taste, trace malty, appeasement of dates, pleasant sweetness, trace of strength
    • Finish
      82 82
      Medium length, honey sweetness & oak trace

  9. lincolnimp scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    The nose is perfumed and the palate is fruity with a few soap notes.
    It has some white fruits on show but I have to be honest I am not a fan of wine finishes and this is a perfect example of why, it is boring and safe, perfectly drinkable but unexciting.
    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      73 73

  10. lincolnimp scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    This whisky was £45 at the distillery, that is really steep compared to shop prices.
    Basically this is the Victoriana put in a sauternes cask for an extra 12 months.

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