Overall rating
Single Malt
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
Adieu Lina
Number of bottles
47.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
01 Dec 2008 12:18 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 699.00

8 × in wishlist

41 × member ratings

30 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1973 DD

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.87 points

  1. thijs100 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Easily a 90-pointer in my book.
    • Nose
      Very elegant sherry influence, with lots of maturity. Prunes, dates, raisins and plums, as well as subtle notes of cherry wood. A touch of orange zest and honey as well. Very enticing and in perfect balance.
    • Taste
      Great harmony between tannins, oak spices, coffee powder and dry leathery notes on the one hand, and sweet honey, vanilla, strawberry jam and orange marmalade on the other.
    • Finish
      A hint of cloves, and a faint rubbery note too, as well as a whiff of menthol. Medium in length.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    An excellent whisky just the right amount of sherry so it does not over power the profile.
    • Nose
      Fruit, mulled wine, , orange liqueur, Christmas cake, black cherry & blackberry conserve. a touch of liquorice.
    • Taste
      Good mouthfeel, not too thick, not too thin, creamy chocolate, caramel, cherry again, some meat notes.
    • Finish
      Medium length

  5. stefsel111 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  6. Malt Hans scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Fruity and spicy aroma, heather honey, raisins, melon, plums, stewed apples, cinnamon, orange, vanilla, furniture polish and malt. Vanilla sweet taste, mint, ginger, vanilla, cardamom, hops and malt. Long, spicy, fruity and malty end.

  7. Dede scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A very beautiful dram. I expected perhaps more complexity of a whisky of this age, but it remains a digestive more than honorable and shows a nice balance.
    • Nose
      Sherry, sherry, sherry, but rather light and delicate. Of those who speak about prunes, dried figs, hazelnuts and a full bar of milk chocolate. The wood also brings fragrant notes of cedar. Aeration does not change this profile, but allows it to grow in size and power. With water: it works well, the aromas melt and all wins smoothly. A slight tangy tangerine note appears.
    • Taste
      Dryer than the nose, it expresses itself on fruits macerated in alcohol (plum, but also grapes). The woody brings a solid structure without ever becoming dominant. The alcohol is noticeable but not so much as to mask the aromas. With water: it works less well than the nose. Alcohol is less present, but an aqueous sensation is emerging.
    • Finish
      Long and hot, it develops a pleasant bitterness of dark chocolate dipped in coffee before prunes and raisins come back in strength, all marrying harmoniously.

  8. magic_slim scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Certainly a good whisky but nothing really exciting for me.
    • Nose
      Smooth and nicely sherried. Dried fruits, fruitcake and honey.
    • Taste
      Smooth and sherried with white pepper. Balanced, must have been a good sherry cask.
    • Finish
      Medium long, with sherry and some herbs coming up. Becomes slightly bitter and quite herbal after some time. Not as good as the taste.


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