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Bruichladdich 1990

Overall rating
88.67/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Valinch - Summertime and the living is easy
Vintage
27.04.1990
Bottled
06.2013
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Château Latour Cask Finish
Casknumber
005
Number of bottles
400
Strength
52.3 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
13 Jun 2013 7:37 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 150,00

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40 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich 1990

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.67 points

  1. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    This is a very beautiful, powerful, complex and layered whisky. It really needs quite some time in your glass to really open up and release the more delicate fruity flavours. In the beginning they are a bit overpowered by the darker and more bitter tones in this whisky. A wee drop of water brings our some sweetness but also a bit more bitterness on the palate so be careful there.
    A lovely whisky with a complex character.
    • Nose
      A rich, full and complex whisky with aromas of antique polish, old books, vanilla, licorice root, leather, sweet tobacco, dried fruits (plums and cherries), sulphur, rosewood, cedar wood, cinnamon, allspice, sweet clove, caramel, toffee, berries (blackberries, blueberries, red apple, pear, apricots, dark forest honey, fresh figs, cinnamon, butter, milk chocolate, hint of beeswax, overripe melon and spicy oak.
    • Taste
      A powerful, rich and complex whisky with aromas of oak, tannins, pepper, hinger, antique polish, beeswax, vanilla, licorice root, sulphur, backed apple, pear, berries (elderberries, blackberries, blueberries), cherries, dried fruits (figs, sultanas, apricots), leather, Virginia tobacco, bitter chocolate, cinnamon, allspice, clove and spicy oak.
    • Finish
      A long rich and slightly drying finish with aromas of tannins, grapefruit peel, dark honey, fatty vanilla, dark chocolate, dried fruits and dry bitter oak.

  2. hettrum scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  3. gustav tahl scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

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