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Overall rating
83.50/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
30.03.1998
Bottled
17.04.2013
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
2405
Number of bottles
260
Strength
60.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 May 2013 9:58 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 61,45

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22 × member ratings

27 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Aberfeldy 1998 DR

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.50 points

  1. Fortuna1895 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Somehow interesting & varied. In taste quite different than the nose.
    • Nose
      A pretty sweet spicy scent. Some malt, slightly floral, nutty notes. With water significantly milder, a hint of nut, slightly pungent in the nose. Overall, this whisky releases its fragrance only hesitantly.
    • Taste
      Starts slightly oily, then soon grab the 60%. Slightly dull due to alcohol, slightly nutty, then suddenly a citrus-like sweetness. With water this sweetness radiates full, clear and persistent, before after a short bitter-spicy interlude pleasant white pepper spreads.
    • Finish
      Slightly alcoholic pungency at first, then a hint of paprika. It follows sweet lemon, while the alcoholic fire goes out gradually. At the end then candy with effervescent powder filling. White pepper dominates with water, followed by slightly sourish effervescent notes.

  2. rottendon scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A very strong harmonious malt that reminds me in aroma and taste of something specific, unfortunately I am not able to name it at all.

    Notes from a blind tasting.

    I would not have expected him to be 60%, he is also good at it.
    • Nose
      First strong vanilla and some nice fruit notes, peach and melon. In addition, slightly salty vegetable soup. Later spicier notes and malt and some acidity, probably from the barrel, which is in the meantime quite obtrusive, added. Warms dominated vanilla and salty spices, some butter and honey are in the background.
    • Taste
      Distinct pepper, altogether relatively dry, only a little bitter honey is towards the end more and more clear and then sweet. Bitter notes are also becoming increasingly stronger.
    • Finish
      The finish is medium in length, starts rather sweet and is dripping to the end. But the oak does not stay that long with its tannins.

  3. Przemyslaw Kopanczyk scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    http://www.worldwhiskybase.com/a/39-aberfeldy/1048-aberfeldy-1998-2405-15-year-old-a-dewar-rattray-individual-cask-bottling-60-30.html
    • Nose
      8,2 Słodka oraz gorzka z nutą cytryny, goździka, dębu, ananasa, cynamonu, jęczmienia oraz miodu.
    • Taste
      8,3 Delikatnie pikantna, słodka z nutami słodu, orzecha, toffi, goździka oraz białej czekolady.
    • Finish
      8,2 Wystarczającej długości, rozgrzewający z nutą imbiru, zboża, dębu, pomarańczy i gruszki.

  4. Titi94 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Bottler`s Notes :

    Colour: Yellow Gold.Nose: Citrus with barley sugar and malty notes.Palate: Well balanced with honey, barley and orange fruit. Slightly salty with a long lingering finish.Conclusion: A beautifully complex Aberfeldy, right to the end.

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