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Tamdhu 10-year-old

Overall rating 6 votes 83.00
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The 'Can Dhu Spirit'
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
892032003063
Market
us United States
Added on
12 Jul 2014 2:21 pm by nc2malt
Uncolored

Average value

€ 44,34

Tastingtags

1 Note

euzlpz
Member Senior euzlpz Review note
25 Oct 2015 5:48 am
euzlpz gave this whisky 84 points
High quality casks...oily whiskey, very impressive legs-- great interaction with the oak! Extraordinary complexity, with a remarkable harmony of the notes. Especially praiseworthy, is the life-length of the notes-- each wave arrives in perfect succession. Uncommon flavor/aroma profile...sweet sherry, oak, butter...numerous herbal and floral qualities, including but not limited to menthol, eucalyptus, rose hips, and tea-tree oil. Also to be found, are; seaside caramels, unsweetened and unsalted butter from grass fed cows, cocoa de maracaibo, marzipan, almond milk, clover honey-butter, nougat, mild peat-- (toasty peated barley), peanut brittle, kettle corn, bakers butter mixed in with flour and water-- (the starts of biscuit batter), butterscotch. Superb balance of invigorating herbals, gentle florals, maritime vibrancy, sweet notes, salty notes, buttery, oaky, nutty, sherried...This single malt is youthful, yet-- refined...subtle, yet-- distinctly pronounced...there is so much going on here! There are also some shy fruits, both dried; and summer-ripe. A beautiful, busy nose leads to an excellent entry on the palate, a surprising middle, and a fantastic finish that acts older than it's age. Classy and unique...I highly recommend to the experienced enthusiast. Begginer and intermediate level whiskey geeks may miss (the point) that such finely balanced subtleties comprise this gem of a dram. Exquisite, rare, and elegant. Priced very well for the quality...I do wish it were cheaper in Oregon but I may buy more even at $71.25 a bottle...everything is more money here thanks to state liquor laws. Give her time, be patient with this one...you'll see the butterfly's wings emerge soon enough. :)    


Tastings conducted using a vintage miniature tulip lead-crystal wine glass, made by Peill & Putzler, and a non-leaded average cheap tumbler, and a standard Glencairn glass. Price rated according to world market averages.


Weighted Rate
83.8
Nose
82
Initial taste
81
Body
83
Finish
87
Price
85
Presentation
87

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