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Overall rating
85.82/100
votes
55
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas McGibbon (McG)
Bottling serie
McGibbon's Provenance
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
2 Dark Sherry Casks
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Commemorative 1.000th Bottling Edition
Added on
16 May 2014 8:59 am by whiskas
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 74,48

3 × in wishlist

55 × member ratings

57 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Aultmore 05-year-old McG

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.82 points

  1. Sandman scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Wineglass, maggi, hints of rubber, orange, blueberries, raspberry, dates, grapefruit, leather, raisins, figs, chocolate, hint of tobacco and brown sugar.
    • Taste
      Blueberries, wine-like, orange, blackberries, grapefruit, raspberry, figs, brown sugar, hazelnut, little tobacco, coffee, raisins, dates, leather and chocolate.
    • Finish
      Medium to long, brown sugar, forest fruits, little chocolate, wine, dried fruit and hazelnut.

  2. Whiskywobbler scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    I quite liked the nose, but I didn’t particularly like the palate. Too coarse, too sample, too uneven. Kind of a common problem for me with may of these young sherry bombs.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. KayMeertens scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
      Hazelnut paste, toffee, pear, fig, malt, peach, apple skin, banana, sweet & sour sauce, jute, bitter lemon and a very light grassy touch. A virgin oak-like spiciness through the sherry. 
    • Taste
      85 85
      Apple juice, toffee, blueberry, jute and again that virgin oak impression which takes the form of tree resin now.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Apple, peach, caramel and eventually a musty nuttiness.

  4. VWWW scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    What a great dram, only 5 years old and it is like it's sherry infused or mixed up with it. Tasted this one blind i thought it was nearly 15 or 20 years old. What a cask can do!

  5. avansele scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      88 88

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