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Overall rating
87.25/100
votes
6
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottled
2015
Strength
55.3 % Vol.
Size
350 ml
Added on
21 May 2015 1:16 pm by Archer
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 32,98

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Whisky Reviews for Campbeltown Blended Malt Cadenhead's 1842 CA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.25 points

  1. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Reminiscent of Springbank's CaskStrength bottlings - very good PLV
    • Nose
      Roasted aromas, coffee, maritime sea breeze, slightly brackish, subtle sherry notes, honey, sugar molasses
    • Taste
      Dry, maritime, salty, slightly algig, sweet as a Trockenbeerenauslese
    • Finish
      Dry, oaky, salty

  2. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  3. rottendon did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    ABV subject to quick changes. 

  4. Archer scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Here it shows that one should not underestimate a blend per se. This is a Campbeltown blend that does not need to be shy of comparing it to a single malt from this area.
    Springbank, Glen Scotia and Glengyle are the only distilleries in Campbeltown. Springbank and Glengyle are owned by J. & A. Mitchell, as is bottler Cadenhead.
    • Nose
      Heather, apricot, a hint of peat. A very pleasant, well-balanced nose, the high alcohol content does not bother. Reminiscent of CS bottlings from Springbank.
    • Taste
      What did I have in the glass again? Springbank?
      The taste of ripe apricots and peaches is distributed in the mouth. Heath herbs shimmer through. Peat taste is there, but only minimal. Salt can be guessed.
      Dry.
    • Finish
      Long finish. Peat is getting stronger again.

  5. Archer scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

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