Tamnavulin 1968 WMS

Overall rating
90.08/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB58277
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
WM Spirits (WMS)
Bottling serie
The Admiral's Cask
Vintage
05.1968
Bottled
10.2013
Stated Age
45 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
54
Strength
40.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 sep 2014 11:15 am by linus
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 450.00

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Whisky reviews for Tamnavulin 1968 WMS

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.08 points.

  1. prz22 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Very interesting, unusual composition with apples, minerality, herbs, spices, unique, great experience!!
    • Nose
      91 91
      Very interesting, Grassy, floral, mineral, full of layers, very good!
    • Taste
      90 90
      Mineral, sweet, apples, pepper, Green and black teas, very interesting!
    • Finish
      89 89
      Medium long, dry, not that complex but still very good

  2. Horror_Vacui scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Nose:
    Blossom honey, slightly waxy. Roasted baguette with herb butter, thyme particularly stands out.
    A hint of tropical fruits, mango and passion fruit.

    Mouth:
    Very smooth on the tongue, by no means watery or weak-chested.
    Honey sweetness, tropical fruit. Slightly resinous, herbs (again thyme). Red apple, candied.

    Finish:
    Medium length, slightly spicy but above all sweet. Herbs again.

    89/100

    Conclusion:
    Nice whisky, in which the long barrel storage was not noticeable with a distinct oak impact.
    The herbal notes in combination with the tropical fruit are very interesting and I really liked it

  3. magic_slim scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    The cask must have been very inactive, because there is almost no oakyness at all, the whisky is fresh and clean. An excellent Tamnavulin.
    • Nose
      A tropical fruit potpourri dominated by citrus fruits at first nosing. Surprisingly fresh. Notes of vanilla and beeswax, slightly grassy plus a whiff of candy floss, juicy fruit bubblegum and hairspray. A lovely nose.
    • Taste
      A lovely fresh and clean spiciness at first mouthfeel. Notes of apples with mint, pepper and chilli. Some vanilla as well. Very tasty.
    • Finish
      Medium long with a dry aftertaste.

  4. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    again a young age. Not quite as fresh as Zanzibar, but a little stronger.
    • Nose
      The nose is rather dusty, a touch of hair spray, citrus, herbs (thyme) and of course oak, but again not too strong for the age.
    • Taste
      mild, soft round, a lot of oak, some honey
    • Finish
      sweet and soft, a hint of menthol and tart oak notes, which become stronger towards the end.

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