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Overall rating
80.00/100
votes
13
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Michel Couvreur (MCo)
Bottling serie
Floral Malt Whisky
Casktype
Oak Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
1000
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Apr 2014 8:03 pm by XLarge
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 86,23

2 × in wishlist

13 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Michel Couvreur Pale Single-Single

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.00 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Fresh and well fruity initially. Vegetal (tea thyme-lemon), it makes me think of some Benrinnes. Simple and direct.
      Its expressiveness and fruity are lost along the way, too bad!
    • Taste
      Moist and light, precise and pointed. Accessible and aromatic, it is spicy with vegetal notes from end to end.
    • Finish
      Creamy and sparkling.

      When your expectations are zero on a whisky, you sometimes have very good surprises! I have rarely been seduced by Couvreur, I had a great time.

      Enthusiasm
      Nose 3/5
      Mouth and final 4/5

      Whisky n ° 1903

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    grassy, ​​floral, waxy
    • Nose
      creamy sweetness, honey, toffee, herbs, spices, and some freshness.
      a little dry bunch unfortunately, a little malt.
    • Taste
      spices forth, peppered, then woody, vanilla.
      a little orange zest with cream, dry herbs.

  3. mema82 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Lorion scored this whisky 55 points Expert Senior

    The nose is still interesting, then it gets sad. 55 points, the nose saves it before the <50-rating.
    • Nose
      Light-fruited, citrus. Some honey, pineapple, mint and some menthol. Vanilla follows and some cherry. Flower meadow.
    • Taste
      Something bitter, floral. Spicy. Citrus.
    • Finish
      Kutz, floral, bitter.

  5. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    beer, light sherry, floral, sour, grassy. i was surprised that this was a sherry oak since it tasted more IPA cask than sherry

  6. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      72 72
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      72 72

  7. Whisky-Connaisseur did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A light, clean and fresh single malt with a delicate balance of tropical
    fruit, creamy vanilla and oak spice. Certainly not the best MC whisky
    I've tried so far but a
    well-made and attractive all day dram.

    I thank Frank Jerger from Whisky for Life for the sample!

    https://www.whisky-connaisseur.de/tasting-notes-english/unknown-distillery/
    • Nose
      Fresh and clean on the nose with a decent floral note. Quite fruity with
      lemons, apples and pineapple. Sweet vanilla and a touch of sourness
      followed by spiced oak in the
      back.
    • Taste
      Sweet and creamy on the palate with vanilla, apricots and pineapple.
      This is complemented by a pleasant warming and almost prickling
      spiciness of oak, white pepper and
      allspice. Slightly dry notes of oak towards the finish. Mouth
      coating and nicely rounded.
    • Finish
      The finish is long and lovely warming with white pepper and subtle oak. Becomes slightly bitter and tannic on the tail.
      With water: Very fresh and floral on the nose when a
      few drops of water are added. The lovely fruitiness remains while
      vanilla is slightly tamed. Less sweet on the palate with a
      significantly enhanced spiciness of oak, pepper and allspice. Very
      prickling and warming with creamy vanilla towards the finish. The finish
      is a bit shorter with lingering notes of creamy fruit
      and vanilla, followed by dry oak on the tail.

  8. Andytka3 scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Nose:- Intriguing soft floral, spearmint and sour fruits. Touch of sweetness. Fresh.

    Palate:- Crisp and raw. Abundant of pungent wood and prickly mouthfeel. Mineral and dash of bitter salt at the back. Tannin.

    Finish:- Evolving, citric soda attack, throat drying. Then grassy spiciness come alive and lingering. Medium length.

    Simplicity and unpretentious.
    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. The Whisky Cyclist scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    nice whisky
    • Nose
      Very fruity, apples, pine apple
    • Taste
      Now more tropical fruit, creamy, old taste
    • Finish
      dry, bitter fruits

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