Arran The Amarone Cask Finish

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Finishes
Amarone Cask Finish
50.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Purple Label
Bottle code
L 21 02 13 3 20:28 BB
Added on
17 Jun 2013 10:08 pm

Average value

€ 49.50

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123 × member ratings

247 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran The Amarone Cask Finish

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.00 points

  1. herby.usa scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    I had this whisky a few years ago.
    At that time I was particularly impressed by the chocolate notes in the taste and finish.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  3. ApricotOne scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      79 79

  4. ricallende did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Amazing cask!
    • Nose
      Touch floral with notes of malt, dark fruit, vanilla, citrus and a grapy wine note that kicks up a bit more with water.
    • Taste
      Strawberries, malt, dried dark fruit, citrus, a bit of cocoa and more of that wine note which gets stronger towards the finish.
    • Finish
      Finish: Wine, dried fruit, malt and overworked cocoa.

  5. Svenson scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    WHISKYDREAM.de rated as follows ... Arran Amarone Cask Like all Arran, the whisky, refined in Italian red wine barrels, is not cool filtered. He has an extraordinary color scheme in dark rose. Its storage is also clearly recognizable by its smell of wine barrel and wine gums. He smells (despite wine barrel) very clear and fresh. Here you can see the distilling character Arrans. After a while, the scent of citrus fruits, freshly harvested figs, plums and roses is added. (86) Without the addition of water, a distinct peppery note remains on the tongue for quite some time, mixed with mash and grain and the taste of leather. When the pepper subsides, chocolate flavors come to the fore. The addition of a few drops of water affects the peppery explosion on the tongue little to no, but the grain is clear, shortly flashes plum and then very long dark chocolate in the mouth, before again fruits (cherries!) Added. (87.5) The very long, beautiful finish is characterized by woody aromas. (90) Overall rating: 88 points Repurchase Probability: 100% , who likes red wine and is on peppery whisky (ala Talisker), should definitely try it. An exceptional whisky. More info: http://whiskydream-de.webnode.com/tastings-az/a/

  6. vojt466 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    As usual, I'm studying for higher alcohol content, and here I have a different problem here - a few percent less would mean more in this case.
    • Nose
      Dense dry scent of dried fruit and flowering flowers with heavy aroma, easy to feel malt. This is underlined by a dose of spices and alcohol penetrating.
    • Taste
      The taste is again hard fruit - dried dark fruits, immature peaches, oranges, light vanilla, biscuits, spices and alcohol.
    • Finish
      In the reverberation of raisins, chocolate biscuits and a decent dose of spices - the reverberation is quite long

  7. Andytka3 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N- Deep raisin with aggressive balsamic seeping thru the nose. Firm and full strength. Ginger bread with rich dark fruits.

    P- Crowded and packed with muscle, solid sweet custard with wild berries all over the palate. Dry and hot. F- Long. Heavy entry with spicy and tense mint clinch on the throat.
    Heat build up over time with a drift of toasted sweet malt.
    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      91 91

  8. tomy63 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    amber color with red highlights, vinous nose, which is a little chemical bubblegum, interesting notes of red fruits and cocoa. Sweet mouth attack, red fruits, cocoa, always this chemical side in the background, but it stops quickly. Little length.

  9. Ivynor scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    81 + / 82 -
    • Nose
      Assez sec, vineux, un peu de cassis,des fèves de cacao. Sensation un peu bubble-gum sur la fin.
    • Taste
      Très sucré en première attaque, facile mais un peu chimique. Légèrement crémeux, un peu de caramel. Fin de bouche plus végétale.
    • Finish
      Assez court pour 50%, des herbes, pas mal d'amertume.

  10. Archer scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      76 76


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