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Overall rating
85.29/100
votes
33
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
Whiskybroker.co.uk (WhB)
Vintage
25.06.2006
Bottled
10.04.2014
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
Hogshead & Oloroso Sherry Octaves Finish
Casknumber
901117
Number of bottles
192
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
28 Apr 2014 9:22 am by Connaisseur
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 68,00

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33 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Invergordon 2006 WhB

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.29 points

  1. KayMeertens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    It's a nice nice sherried whisky, but the sherry mainly hides the grain profile rather than really complementing it, like is the case with some North British and Strathclyde on sherry.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Blackberry jam, caramel. Not really grainy. Light sulphur, with water even chloride.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Now the combination gets a bit weird. Ricola herb pastilles. Toffee, tonic and the hot spiciness of sulphur.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Back to caramel, mocha and blackberry.

  2. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Prove that Grain does not always have to grow old to be good, a great chocolate sauce!
    • Nose
      Purest toffee as I like it. Never had before, as if one had dark caramel sauce in the glass, vanilla, candies, cream sauce, milk, light milk chocolate, a hint of cinnamon, white raisins, figs
    • Taste
      Here directly the light raisins, then dates sweet and humid, over it pure dark caramel sauce, Toffiffee, custard, milk, milk chocolate, white chocolate, a hint Bananasplit, dark honey, mega sweet and somehow also fresh (mentioned milk), cocoa powder, but also a tittle of black pepper
    • Finish
      Dry-sweet, beautiful chocolate notes, some almonds and marzipan now, light raisins, toffee

  3. rpvdwel scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. squaadgras scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Defeatless scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Odor:
    Red wine, grape juice, boar's blood (red sauce my grandmother named so on the basis of red grapes). Then some herbs, cinnamon, coriander, allspice, cardamom, a sweet, sweet cookies, macaroons. The nose is really very good. Get goose bumps!

    Taste:
    Super sherried, I doubt whether water should be added. But an incredible bak sherry. Air acid that is reminiscent of sweets (all of which have a different piece of paper but taste the same, that cheap), The taste does not develop very much, remains somewhat sweet-sour-sherried.

    Body:
    Full and creamy

    Finish:
    long: As soft as butter, the red fruits come up. Touch of wood, slightly bitter from a lost tannin.

    Comments:
    Blind tasting. Sample provided by Bram84
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. Bram84 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. st7 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Cask shared with Crom
    http://www.whiskybase.com/whisky/55891/invergordon-2006-cr

  9. Sonett scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Odd but a verk tasty dram
    • Nose
      At First a verk sweet medicinal nose with toffee, white raisins, fresh but overmature plums, immature oily nose. Sherry and figs
    • Taste
      Sweet sherry influences. With a increasing peppery taste. Still a bit of newmake in the background
    • Finish
      Medium long. fading out in a slightly bitter almond

  10. ducksingel scored this whisky 84 points Editor

    Whatever you think of this whisky, you can't deny that it's a special one. I would never have believed that a 7 years old grain whisky would be drinkable. But this one is. There is no subtlety here; sherry rules! But I like it anyway.

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