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Arran 1999 The white wizard

Overall rating
86.42/100
votes
26
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Private Cask
Vintage
19.07.1999
Bottled
02.07.2014
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
1999/022
Number of bottles
210
Strength
56.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Oct 2014 3:01 pm by Erik Elixir
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 249.00

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Whisky Reviews for Arran 1999 The white wizard

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.42 points

  1. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This is a fruity fruit bomb, my god does this have a lot of berry flavors in it. Overall it’s a very balanced, fresh and lush dram that packs some power in it. I now understand the name chosen for the dram, it indeed is a White Wizard!

    For me this would be the perfect hot summer night dram. Well selected cask and good quality spirit, well done!

    http://www.worldwhisky.nl/review-322-arran-14-year-the-white-wizard/
    • Nose
      A fresh, vibrant, fruity, clean and well balanced whisky with aroma’s of blueberries, blackberries, redcurrant, cranberries, honey, red apples, pear drops, barley sugar, grains, floral tones (rose and honeysuckle), sweet ginger, lemon rind, marshmallows, banana, stewed pears, lemon curd, white wine, toffee and creamy vanilla.
    • Taste
      a mouth filling, powerful, fresh and balanced whisky with aroma’s of berries and lot’s of them (blueberries, blackberries, redcurrant, cranberries), banana, grains, cereals, pear, green appel, white pepper, muesli, creamy honey, maple syrup, greengage, soft solvent tone, vanilla, vanilla curd, caramel, ginger, preserved lemon and soft oak.
    • Finish
      A long and sweet finish with aroma’s of maple syrup, spice oak, honey, floral tones, redcurrant, brambles, glazing sugar and salted toffee.

  2. Allandale scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. Peter(TTMC) scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Magnus Hillman scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Very clean and fresh spirit with good taste. Can spend hours with one dram just investigating and trying to find new flavors but this one is very consistent in its delivery.

    (Rating interval 83-88)
    • Nose
      Lots of vanilla on the nose, marshmallows and lemon curd but not much else. With water some soft oak notes appear.
    • Taste
      Warm and substantial on the palate with vanilla sugar, some bitter honey, soft oak and sweet lemons. Water do not change the flavor profile much besides adding some sour apple notes but makes it more approachable as the alcohol nip is going down.
    • Finish
      The finish is strong and powerful with some bitter lemon, grape fruit, honey again, and hints of sugar icing and vanilla. Water brings forward some more oak and green apples to the finish.

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