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Bruichladdich WMD II

Overall rating
88.50/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Yellow Submarine
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2005
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Oak Casks, Ace'd in Rioja Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
"Distilled 1991 - Aged in Oak Casks for 14 Years"
Bottle code
07/0206 18 SEP 07
Barcode
618105703001
Added on
03 Sep 2015 9:42 am by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 418,50

19 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

96 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bruichladdich WMD II

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.50 points

  1. berarith73 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. whiskytheo did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Then the WMD II Yellow Submarine first bottling of a 14YO in 2005. The second bottling of this WMD II has a wrong bottling date, it was not bottled in 2005 but in 2006.
    The only difference between them is the title on the tin,
    If anything, this should be the 2nd issue, but in fact all two are named wrong according to the naming convention. These should be named by vintage with the WMD as bottling series.
    As for the barcode, it is always registered as a continuous 12 digit number.

  3. didi1893 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A delicious Bruichladdich. The extreme apricot note in the nose is wonderful, the tart, spicy and salty wood aromas are very interesting. This Bruichladdich lives on one side of its delicious taste, intense nose and on the other side of the myth and the story of the "Yellow Submarine" off the Scottish coast.
    • Nose
      Spicy wood tones stand out of the glass while tough and oily streaks stick to the glass wall for a long time and flow back into the glass in slow motion. The Bruichladdich shimmers amber in the glass, apricots play with the fine wood flavors. A touch of the sea air comes from the fruity apricots while the nose is slightly discreet sprittig. A pinch of salt penetrates through the fruity nose, the salivation is massively stimulated. The fruity elements and the spicy wood harmonize perfectly with each other.
    • Taste
      Tart oak tones dominate the first impression before subtle sharpness becomes more and more intense. Somewhat oily, the Bruichladdich immediately exudes a plump warmth, subtle nut flavors come to light. Cool freshness and tart wood flavors mingle, a touch of fruit fights through the salt that is now produced. The austere oak tones now dominate the taste, again and again spicy, salt and spices penetrate through the tart wood. I fancy a subtle hint of licorice and a touch of sulfur. A very pleasant sweetness and peat note is above the entire taste.
    • Finish
      With salty wood and a peppery pungency, the finish begins. The sharpness exudes a very chubby heat long, tart oak tones follow and end with a bitter walnut note. The spicy and tart wood aroma is remembered for a long time, a thin layer of salt covers the tongue. From time to time fruity notes flash through the interesting wood tones.

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