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Overall rating
80.33/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB57473
Category
Blend
Bottler
James Catto & Co. Ltd. (JC&C)
Bottling serie
Scottish Highland Whisky
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
43.0 (gradi)
Size
750 ml
Label
Dumpy Bottle - White Label Printed in Black - Age in Pink
Bottled for
Dateo Import S.A.S. Milano
Added on
24 Aug 2014 7:50 pm by Superted

Average value

€ 176.13

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Whisky Reviews for Catto 12-year-old JC&C

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.33 points

  1. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A class part. I tasted even better when trying it out.
    • Nose
      Colour:
      Beautiful gold tone

      Nose:
      Begins for me today again old and moldy. Then again the association of cigar smoke on an old leather chair. Followed by roasted malt, some licorice and asphalt after installation. In addition discreet, braised rubber. Something "clear, cold" is still behind it. I'll leave it ...
      With some time in the glass come dirty sour cherries. Add earth and some rosemary. From the background apricot jelly and capped lemon prevail. The smoky note is now more towards, ashes. I like the nose very much.
    • Taste
      Soft start. Then a little smoke and honey. A pinch of pepper comes right after. The light fruity taste is nice creamy and has something cooked. The 43% I think is great here. The alcohol already stands out easily.
      The second sip I find the lemon again. Add herbs and cherries again. The smoke has something of asphalt vapor. As if inhaling while asphalting. Bitterness in the form of hazelnut is added. With something like chocolate sauce from dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      Medium. First sweet with neat honey. Then again this dirty smoke. Some rosemary and hazelnut liqueur.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      76 76

  4. Dre73 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

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

  5. Dre73 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Pretty pleasant, not very complex, especially sweet and soft. Nice to have tasted.
    • Nose
      Spicy and sweet, honey, raisins, cinnamon. Banana also what. somewhat musty, smell of an autumn forest.
    • Taste
      Slightly tingling / peppery, sweet, honey. Then it becomes soft, creamy, caramel / fudge.
    • Finish
      Sweet, honey, medium-long, somewhat caramel. Soft finish.

  6. angelmountain scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Quite delicious:
    fruity - spicy - creamy
    Maybe a bit musty,
    maybe I'll just picture it.
    My bottling was probably distilled in the early fifties.

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