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Overall rating
82.04/100
votes
98
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Sherry Type
Bottled
2015
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
80 ml 200 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Barcode
4711588854225
Added on
04 May 2015 7:13 pm by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 76,92

3 × in wishlist

98 × member ratings

124 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Nantou Omar

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.04 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    distillery another world and not Japanese, small detour for the irreducible Scottish!
    soon renamed yushan!
    • Nose
      glue, spices, a little licorice, various fruits "blended" in compote!
      intense wood and malt
      vanilla in return
    • Taste
      stubborn wood, with intense feeling, very pleasant
      fruits on mandarin, a little mango, peach, cooked but not too much, leaving a feeling of freshness!
      a peppery spicy return, and sweet, honeyed sensation with a little cocoa!
    • Finish
      wood, softer spices, sweet caramel, an important pastry sensation stays in the glass!
      it's round, fruity, it's good!

  2. Cubey666 scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Tasted at Story Tellers: Tasting Whisky in January 2018
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      77 77

  3. AdelphosHume scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    It's a surprisingly good whisky. There is a bit of acetate on the nose and the finish is a bit tannic and bitter, but the spirit and casks are meshing pretty well. The sherry casks used also seem to have been of decent quality. A decent sherried single malt, all in all.
    • Nose
      Sweet citrus cordial, a quick dash of malt and burnt almond, oak, dried red fruits (start cranberries, prunes, and black currants but finishes figs and jujubes), candied ginger and nutmeg, and more oak with a slight nip of acetate.
    • Taste
      Tangerines and sweet oranges, rich sherried dried fruits, malt, oak and fresh autumnal leaf litter, and mocha with a touch of mint.
    • Finish
      Dark chocolate covered espresso beans, nutmeg and orange-blossom water, and oak and sherry tannins

  4. St. Pauli scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    A heavier distillate, with sherry ripening. Is that going well? In this case, the experiment was fine. The slight hint of sulfur is fine to me. Not overly exciting, but nice.
    • Nose
      Glue, resin, pine needles, unmalted barley, yeast, bread, and a light sulfur with beef broth. Then show orange peel, dried fruit (especially date), alcohol and nata wood.
    • Taste
      More friendly than the nose suggests, and a good balance between (associated) sweet and sour. The orange appears more clearly, just like the date and now also raisin. Then still a light broth taste, together with caramel, toffee, malt and dough.
    • Finish
      Medium, returning with a nice acidity of orange. In addition, dried fruit, toffee, light pepper and a mild wood flavor.

  5. rpvdwel scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      78 78

  7. fgg scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. fgg scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I think this is a wonderful dram. Beautiful in balance, rich nose, rich taste.
    • Nose
      Sherry. Vanilla, almond. Fresh fruit, apple. And a pepper. very fine nose.
    • Taste
      Still vanilla and apple. Clearly spicy. Pepper. Creamy and full.
    • Finish
      Medium finish.

  9. Defeatless scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Nose
    Straw, sawdust, wood chips, some citrus and a scent I associate with white wine / white grape juice. Not a bad nose at all! In the distance I also smell a little peat. More caramel and toffee comes out with water.
    Taste: Sweet-sour beginning. What 'spicy'. then a bitterness. Here water needs to be added to open it properly. I also notice salmiak and liquorice. With water the whole thing is sweeter, but more towards a French rum.
    Body: Full and fat
    Finish: Oops that collapses. The finish is somewhat short, with some wood, a sweet, and something of pear. Then slightly bitter. Water does not change much at the finish.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      78 78

  10. squaadgras scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

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