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Overall rating
84.50/100
votes
10
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Vintage
21.05.1997
Bottled
24.03.2015
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Hogsheads
Casknumber
7177 + 7178
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 Apr 2015 11:59 am by Angelos
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 44,36

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Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1997 SV

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.50 points

  1. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      78 78

  2. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    it has the orange notes often associated with quality, but lots of annoying bitterness and rough alcohol too, a tad flat also
    • Nose
      cream, floral, lemongrass, butter, citrus, light fruits
    • Taste
      sweet, pears, citrus peel bitter, light butter, pineapple, waxy grains
    • Finish
      medium, butter, cream, sour fruits, citrus peel, grass and nuts at the back followed by nutty cream and waxy citrus

  3. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    A very nice and unexpected Single Malt from an, for me, unknown distillery. He has a beautiful layering and very good balance in the aromas. This makes him much more complex than he might at first sight suggest. An absolute must!
    http://www.worldwhisky.nl/recensie-254-dailuaine-1997-17-year/
    • Nose
      A surprising, fruity, sweet and complex whisky with notes of honey, powdered sugar, pear, apple, raspberry, blackberries, gooseberries, grapefruit, hedge leaves, grass, elderflower, soft earthy notes, caramel, hay, a hint of coconut and very subtle oak.
    • Taste
      A sweet, fruity, complex and well balanced whisky with notes of honey, banana, pineapple, pear candies, red apple, lemon peel, kumquat, fennel seeds, English licorice, hint of coconut, soft bitter tannin, subtle oak, cinnamon, vanilla, bay leaves, toffee and floral notes
    • Finish
      A long sweet and slightly sour (pleasant) aftertaste with notes of fennel, hint of laurel, pineapple, honey and apple blossom

  4. yellowcake did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    This is a decent whisky from a distillery in the heart of Speyside with a pleasant note, not too complicated but nice to drink. The alcohol is well integrated and supports the taste without being too much in the foreground. Without sherry and peat, it is rather light and certainly an every-day dram.
    • Nose
      pleasant, light, fragrant note of rose water, followed by a fruity sweetness with tropical fruits (pineapple, bananas) and licorice, with spices hiding in the background
    • Taste
      dry, clear note of sweet licorice, slightly fruity with sour apples and firm pears, afterwards comes a lot of spice and some malt
    • Finish
      medium, also here the licorice is preserved, the seasoning and the fruitiness of the pears

  5. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Recipe: 15-20 years, Speyside, Bourbon keg, and here again a delicious whisky comes out, tasty, fair prizes (47 €), the bitternoten and the pepper give the special kick ,
    • Nose
      intense fruity-sweet, banana, pineapple, pear compote, very pleasant, I could sniff forever
    • Taste
      Jelly banana, orange marmalade, dark chocolate, pinch of pepper and a hint of licorice
    • Finish
      medium long, cocoa, neat pepper

  6. MrRancho scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    not so round, but OK but absolutely worth the price
    • Nose
      Orange, cotton candy, ripe kiwi, green apple, freshly mown grass
    • Taste
      some oak, sweet, vanilla, orange, bitter, spicy alcohol
    • Finish
      short

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