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Knockando 1990

Overall rating
83.97/100
votes
111
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Master Reserve
Vintage
1990
Stated Age
21 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L3317CM000 07772925
Barcode
5021903802567
Added on
05 May 2014 11:21 pm by Prodigy
Colored

Average value

€ 65,22

10 × in wishlist

111 × member ratings

281 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knockando 1990

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.97 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Hui, quite decent board, so I had the or the some Knockando 21, which I know, not in memory. The here is in its woody expression very interesting and peculiar, but certainly not for everyone, no cozy 21er Gaumenschmeichler, but in itself is the Master Reserve with about 65 ¬ today 'a very good price house number.
    • Nose
      sweet with a tiny dusty note, raisins, honey, a touch of ginger (but only the aroma, not the sharpness), after a while a light sour note towards mead / cider
    • Taste
      For 21 years very strong and spicy, wood, pepper, a harsh forest honey note, some walnut, resin, quite different, than the nose can expect
    • Finish
      medium to long, the oak fires well, pepper, bitter, camillan, walnut

  2. gaboruso scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. larswehmeier scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
      At first surprisingly bright and fresh. Sweet bright honey. Some fresh citrus fruits. Behind it comes out but then an old dusty spine. It gets oily and shows some waxy notes and sweet caramel. Exciting nose.
    • Taste
      83 83
      In the first impression rather light and mild. But on the tongue he shows his age with a strong malt note and dark chocolate. Elegant bitterness and dry oak on the palate.
    • Finish
      81 81
      Rather mild and medium in length. Dark chocolate stays behind

  4. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Sweet, malty, mashy, woody, something from the multivitamin effervescent tablets in the nose. In the mouth relatively alcoholic, spicy. The finish a bit harsh from the wood, bittersweet. It's OK.

  5. ctu scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Despite 21 years and 43%, it's wild. Slowly maturing type?!
    • Nose
      Sweet fruits, apple, honey, raisin, pepper and ginger. Bit of oily walnut.
      Much containing with air there is a touch of mint.
    • Taste
      Powerful. More oak, spice and oil than in the nose. Lot of fruits. Cheese.
    • Finish
      Medium length, oaky, spicy.

  6. hs305 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    [September, 2014]  Together with friends I emptied a bottle that I bought for 57 Euro in September, 2014.In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 85.  My notes state it is easy to drink and quite delicious but a little simple. 

  7. Butz75 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

  8. Wolv scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. kot1803 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  10. Banshieee scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      85 85

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