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Overall rating
87.00/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Meadowside Blending (MBl)
Bottling serie
The Maltman
Vintage
05.1989
Bottled
08.2015
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
1369
Number of bottles
242
Strength
47.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Sep 2015 3:35 pm by Nelltec
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 127.00

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14 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Fettercairn 1989 MBl

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.00 points

  1. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes: Nose: Mixture of a lot of malt and citrus fruit, lightly fermented, possibly a bit of gum ... not super enjoyable at the beginning. But, be patient, let's see how it develops. Gradually, the veil clears and radiant fruit comes to the fore, apricots, apples, nectarines, bitter oranges, with the time supplemented by honey and recurring cereal notes. The alcohol is well integrated.
    Mouth: Very good, strong, great fruit with a tropical impact and strong citrusiness! The malty is now more in the background and accompanying active, the fermented impression completely disappeared. Pleasant sweetness, oily consistency, juicy oranges, fine bitterness, almonds and nuts with the time, later some pepper.
    Finish: Very long, balanced, fruity, malty, nutty, with hardly any intensity.
    Conclusion: What a great malt and an absolute surprise. This malt and fruit mixture, I have already noticed in other and especially older Fettercairns, even this discreet Vergorene, which has always bothered me at first a bit. But over time, this has always been well integrated and made room for wonderful fruitiness. A great character whisky, which impressed me especially in the finish with its many facets! https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/

  2. mikespike scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Pleasantly flowery / fruity presents this malt. I did not recognize his age. Well made malt, highland classic.

  3. Missalotta did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Ursprung; The Whisky Trail.
    • Nose
      Zitrus- und süsse Pflauennoten mit einem Hauch von Balsamico-Essig. Komplexe Frucht, Aprikose, Guave, Pina Colada, Anklänge von süssen Kräutern wie Salbei, Cashewnuss
    • Taste
      Mittlerer Körper mit Ingwer gewürzt, Vollmilchschokolade, Mandeln und Erdbeermarmeldae. Wieder cremiger Pina Colada, Eistee, Orange und Stachelbeere.
    • Finish
      Sanft mit Marzipan, Walnüsse und subtiler Rauch.
      Nussig-fruchtig mit all der Komplexität eines schön ausgereiften Fasses.

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