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Overall rating
86.57/100
votes
44
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Silver Seal (SS)
Vintage
2000
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Casknumber
9201
Number of bottles
348
Strength
56.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
16 Mar 2013 2:56 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 280,60

6 × in wishlist

44 × member ratings

36 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 2000 SS

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.57 points

  1. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Indianerhäuptling scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. BXpress scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    sample.

    Very good refill matured Whisky but way over priced at 112 Euro.
    • Nose
      Typical, a shy refill cask nose. Not much going on. Barley notes, cake dough. Slightly citrusy. Hints of tea and something herbal.
    • Taste
      Slightly sharp and a rather fresh bitterness in the arrival. Very thick and creamy. Sugary sweetness, herbal notes. Spicy, a hint of sour orange and something dusty right before the finish.
    • Finish
      Medium long, drying. Mostly on banana/ pine apple drops.

  4. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Very nice. Well made.
    • Nose
      Ripe red fruit, banana, pear, vanilla, brown sugar, some nuttiness, some mint, some wood
    • Taste
      Ripe red fruits, chocolate, brown sugar, nuts, some pear and banana
    • Finish
      Medium long, a little bitter, slightly drying. Ripe red fruit turn into dark chocolate and die off at the back of the tongue. The chocolate and some mint lingers

  6. thijs100 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Don't expect an overly sherried whisky (although the sherry influence is apparent). It is a very interesting balance between the rich Dailuaine spirit and the cask. Very much to my liking.
    • Nose
      Fresh forest fruits. Cranberry juice and brambles, and a heavier note of cherry syrup. Lots of herbs, thyme mainly, menthol too. There's a whiff of smoke and bandages. Slightly medicinal even. Very interesting and different.
    • Taste
      Lots of nuts. Roasted peanuts, walnuts too. Some dark spices (pepper, clove), but also rich, red dried fruits. Again pretty herbal too. Cigar tobacco.
    • Finish
      Slightly dry. Red fruits, nuts and fairly long.

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. MaltMartin scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Quite complex for its relatively young age.
    • Nose
      Starts with fresh fruit. But also grassy and flowery notes of hay and Heather. Later on more herbal; mint and methol. Hints of smoke.
    • Taste
      Hot and spicy. Pepper, and cinnamon. Mouthfilling texture. Lemon and lime. Sweet maltiness and some oak.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Hay like dryness. Also bitterness. Crisp malt.

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