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Overall rating
79.85/100
votes
212
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Sherry Finish
Bottled
2013
Casktype
Sherry Finish
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060074861285
Added on
15 Mar 2013 5:24 pm

Average value

€ 36.50

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212 × member ratings

383 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tullibardine 500

32 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.85 points

  1. jkswift scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. peej84 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. Mich80 scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

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

  4. GJR scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      78 78

  5. Indianerhäuptling scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. schengel10 scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    A young, neat NAS Highland Malt!
    [Color gold;
    • Nose
      fruity (peach, orange), caramel, vanilla;
    • Taste
      pleasant, juicy fruity onset, oranges, some spice, oak, clearly young, tasty, no off-flavors, one-dimensional;
    • Finish
      short fruity finish; Vanilla, echoing oak;

  7. diamond2000 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: open, quite bright, strawberry jam, vanilla pastries with the same strawberry jam, muesli with fruit and milk, creamy notes, dried herbs, after a while you can distinguish light minerality.

    Taste: sweet-pepper, berry jam, citrus marmalade, burnt caramel, a little bit of herbal bitterness. Rather dense, considering 43%.

    Finish: the same strawberry jam, bitter zest, caramel, medium length.

    Rating: 82-83

  8. Totoro scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Noses young (slightly below or around 10 years), yeasty, and rubbery, with some nice Highland character à la Tomintoul, Tomatin or Deanston.
    Tastes tangerine-fruity and aspartamy-sweet with a drying edge.
    Finishes sweet with a mild and pleasant burn. Rum-soaked raisins in the aftertaste.
    The sherry influence is pleasantly subdued here, without swamping the distillate. The ABV is well chosen, too; good body. Not a bad choice at this price level.

  9. SCOR scored this whisky 81 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  10. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    A young malt with sherry finish. The Tullibardine with Burgundy finish from the same series I found very pleasant and original, the 25-year-old Tullibardine from 1st and 2nd-Fill sherry casks is of course a different league, but a more than pleasing malt. This very young malt with sherry finish convinces me less. The youth is clearly noticeable, I find the slightly sour head note less pleasant, the sherry tones catch the whole thing a bit and give some harmony.
    • Nose
      84 84
      The first impression conveys a slightly sour head note. Fresh damp grass, dry hay behind; slightly metallic. Something sherry also turns over it. Not unpleasant. Basic tenor: Fresh and young with a tight sherry shirt over the still tender body.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Slightly metallic, the slightly herbaceous acidity comes through, then these less pleasing aromas are captured by pleasant sherry tones. The palate also reports the oak. Fir-grassy-young with sherry cover.
    • Finish
      81 81
      Even in the rather short finish dominate the slightly metallic grassy notes, complemented by slight oak bitterness.

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