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Spice Tree The Signature Range CB

Overall rating
84.87/100
votes
240
Whiskybase ID
WB55483
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottling serie
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled
2014
Casktype
French oak (heads) + American oak (bodies)
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Bottom label 'Compass Box Whisky Company'
Barcode
5065000482602
Added on
06 Jun 2014 7:06 am by Ailios
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 55.82

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Whisky Reviews for Spice Tree The Signature Range CB

40 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.87 points

  1. Buecherwurm scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Compass Box The Spice Tree WID: 55483
    Abv. 46%, American and French Oak, Blended Malt Whiskey
    Nose: generous floral notes, sour apples still a little unripe, well balanced but not too heavy and not too light
    Taste: spicy sweetness, with honey, agave juice and the apples from the nose
    Departure: the light spice on the palate carries a short to medium-long finish, here I find more caramel, rather than fruit or flowers
    Conclusion: a nice whiskey for the hot days. For my taste a touch too much acid. In my opinion, a reasonable PLV, but no buying reflex.

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    great part - I like it - quite high quality, nicely composed
    • Nose
      soft floral notes, rum raisins, white chocolate, marc de champangne, lemon, oily, rich, vanilla, butter, geranium leaves, grapefruit skin, light oak, sawdust, glue
    • Taste
      nice soft, sweet, pleasing, fine spicy oak, sour lemon, delicate bitter note - some glue, birch sap
    • Finish
      warming, quite long, peppery oak - wax, anise

  3. karloff scored this whisky 77 points Specialist

    A nice pleasant vatted malt. I bought this bottle at a whisky festival in Tynemouth. 
    • Nose
      Quite a hoppy nose on this one, with vanilla, dates, cinnamon, honey and lots of pepper.
    • Taste
      Medium to full bodied, as it says, a spicy taste of ginger, black pepper, curry powder and dates.
    • Finish
      A medium hot and spicy finish.

  4. WhiskyRanked scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Lovely caramel and baking spices (cinnamon, five spice) on the nose. Orchard fruits, grain, oak, and mint on the palate.

  5. blacknapkins scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Nklto scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    This is a nice blend without any off notes and very easy to drink. It falls short at the end but still very enjoyable.

  7. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Spice and honey. Nice late summer/early autumn dram.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. Thermidor scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    I seem to have lost my notes for this one, but I recall being underwhelmed by it. CB gets a lot of good press among whisky aficionados, but the few examples I've tried (Spice Tree, Peat Monster, and Hedonism) have not made me want to go out and buy more of their releases.

  9. Malzbrenner scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    The Dram has harvested a lot of advance laurels and I'm glad to get to know him better.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Pleasant sweetness and nice yellow fruit in the nose. Apricots, rum raisins, vanilla, some fresh wood
    • Taste
      88 88
      Sweet and soft, with a nice yellow fruit. Honey and vanilla paired with a nice spice. Very pleasant and pleasant, if without corners and edges.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium long with nice sweetness and fruit with a very soft finish.

  10. Whisky.Hedonist.MY scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

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