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Cragganmore 1993

Overall rating
83.21/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB724
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
1993
Bottled
2006
Casktype
Double matured in Ruby Port Wood
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 1000 ml
Label
CggD-6558
Added on
04 Nov 2007 11:04 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 168.00

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26 × member ratings

72 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Cragganmore 1993

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.21 points

  1. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    This is a huge step up from the standard Cragganmore version. But the Port cask influence is unremarkable. Yes, there are some hints of berries there but it’s not a Port cask whisky like e.g. the Amrut Portonova. It’s quite nice and drinkable and has a sweet and sour profile.

    A nice surprise! 

    http://www.worldwhisky.nl/review-410-cragganmore-1993-2006/
    • Nose
      A sweet, subtle, fresh and balanced whisky with aromas of fresh fruits, apple, pear, banana, berries (mainly blueberries, raspberries and blackberries), red fruits, grains, toffee, pear drops, malt, peach, oranges, floral tones (violets and dandelions), vanilla, acacia honey, icing sugar, cinnamon, hint of white pepper and subtle oak.
    • Taste
      A sweet spicy, fresh and balanced whisky with aromas of forest fruits, slightly sour lemon tone, green apple, pear, tangerine, orange juice, acacia honey, sugar, vanilla, peach, hint of tannins, grains, mal;t, tea, cinnamon, pepper, turmeric, ginger, more citrus and subtle oak.
    • Finish
      A medium long and sweet finish with aromas of pepper, orange, cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, berries grapefruit peels, a hint of tannins and oak.

  2. squaadgras scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Roel scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    This would go well with chicken, mushrooms and blackberries on rice and maybe some rosewater. Nice dram, better as the standard Cragganmore. 84 points.
    • Nose
      Medium strong first impression of sweet sour fruits, wine and grain; all returning as apricot, strawberry, floral honey, chocolate. Also we get vanilla, ginger and dark fruits (blackberries) from the port cask.
    • Taste
      Nice, balanced and clean on more woody and feinty notes, still quite some flowers. More details: Cake, roasted wood, honey, leather and tobacco. Not a swimmer.
    • Finish
      Rather long finish on port wood and dryer malty notes. Some spices.

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