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Auchentoshan Virgin Oak

Overall rating
81.05/100
votes
42
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Release
Casktype
Virgin Oak
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010496003671
Added on
27 Aug 2013 7:07 pm

Average value

€ 87,36

8 × in wishlist

42 × member ratings

99 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan Virgin Oak

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.05 points

  1. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Light, delicate, fruity (citrus, apple), spicy (cinnamon, nutmeg)
    • Taste
      Soft, spicy (nutmeg, ginger, pepper), fruity (tangerines, kiwi, pineapple, lemons, apples)
    • Finish
      Rather short, fruity, spicy

  3. Koloman scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Mushinico scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      This is a sharper woodland. Reciprocated wet wood, a little bit of essential fruit (pear / grape), a slightly crisp feel that is also pungent and malt. Chocolate. Malting and spice will bring a little bit younger to the liking. No, it's nothing special.
    • Taste
      This is drier and thinner than the previous one. Immediately the boat comes from sweet jam (grape) and bitter bitter bitter wood. In the mouth this is a bit peppery than the previous one. Mortality is youthful. Wood seems to be bigger than that.

  5. TDMartijn scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Smooth whisky, very nice.
    • Nose
      Cinnamon and nutmeg, toasted vanilla and candied orange.
    • Taste
      Spiced apple, smooth chocolate and maple candy.
    • Finish
      Warm and spiced orange with brown sugar.

  6. markjedi1 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A
    surprisingly fruity Auchentoshan that does not disappoint. I have only two
    points of criticism. In my opinion, it could do with a higher ABV (like the
    Valinch) and a lower price. 85 EUR for a no age statement Auchentoshan seems a
    bit steep.
    • Nose
      The nose
      starts off somewhat timidly, but after a good five minutes a nice panoply of
      aromas emerges. Apple pie with vanilla ice, lemon juice, something dusty that I
      cannot really put the finger to but gives it a nice depth. Leave it for a while
      longer and it evolves towards candied oranges. Cinnamon is the leading spice
      with nutmeg as its sidekick. The virgin wood has not overpowered this delicate
      Lowland spirit. Hurray, a good start!
    • Taste
      Silky soft
      mouthfeel with an immediate burst of fruit and spices. Ginger budges in, which
      is no surprise. It is even more fruity on the palate than on the nose. A small
      fruit salad with tangerines from a can, pineapple on syrup and some apples in
      the mix. Peach and apricot too. Kiwi! Midpalate it turns a bit floral.
      Lemongrass.
    • Finish
      The
      finish is rather short, but does remain juicy with a wonderfully warm spiciness
      and a hint of brown sugar.

  7. getz scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    Nose: Pockets of spicy nutmeg float upon a calming vanilla.

    Palate: A fruitiness follows on the vanilla sea alongside the nutmeg. Orange buoys bob up and down, sharp and fresh.

    Finish: A flock of seagulls made of brown sugar flutter by, completing the picturesque scene perfectly. Bliss.

  8. granella2003 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Producer's Note
    • Nose
      Cinnamon and nutmeg, toasted vanilla and
      candied orange
    • Taste
      Spiced apple, smooth chocolate caramel, maple
      candy and a velvety mouthfeel
    • Finish
      Warm with spiced orange and brown sugar.

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