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Overall rating
85.75/100
votes
10
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Cask (TWC)
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Strength
53.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 May 2014 11:12 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 71,45

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Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1997 TWC

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.75 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Magnificent whisky, a supersaturated and wide palette of derivatives, a mass of shades and half tones, everything is perfectly balanced, smooth, brought together, depth, complexity of the composition are attached.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, rich and vibrant floral-fruity notes, tropical fruits, peaches, apricots, apples, light perfume shades, various citrus fruits - from lemons and oranges to bergamot; wood tones, white wines, some mineral and vegetable motifs.
    • Taste
      Soft, dense, woody-floral, very rich, velvet, lots of fruits, citrus fruits, white wine, sharp mineral notes, nuts, sweet pastry and perfume tones, vanilla, caramel shades, green grass, grape seeds, grappa.
    • Finish
      The continuation of the taste with less woody and more herbal influence, very soft, delicate, but rich and dense.

  2. mister glenfarclas scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Very well made, easy to drink. Yet nothing special.
    • Nose
      A somehow mouldy touch right from the beginning. Along with some freshly cut grass and light peat. Some fresh pears and peaches.
    • Taste
      Sweet start, initially spicy. The pears and peaches turning more ripe and sweet. 
    • Finish
      Sweet at all time. Very malty and again a touch of peat.

  3. Noface83 scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    The soft smoky notes and the earthy / malty notes give this otherwise rather average malt a nice kick. Certainly not everyone's taste but I like it.
    • Nose
      Very malty, apple custard with sugar, fermented pears, a very soft smoky note, rotten wood
    • Taste
      Spicy on the nose, fruity sweet, slightly earthy and a hint of smoke
    • Finish
      In addition to the fruit sweetness is a nice Toffee note on the finish, together with the delicate smoke that forms a very nice medium-long finish

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