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Overall rating
85.81/100
votes
28
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
van Wees (vW)
Bottling serie
The Ultimate
Vintage
21.05.1997
Bottled
20.08.2015
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
7191
Number of bottles
282
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
09 Oct 2015 7:38 pm by JSW
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 49.51

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28 × member ratings

37 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1997 vW

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.81 points

  1. GlenSikkes scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Definitely a great whisky for this price..! Recommended..!

  2. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet, honey, vanilla. Also some tropical fruit, pineapple especially, and peach. Some rubbery, and also a hint of hay.
    • Taste
      Sweet, vanilla, light pepper. Caramel now too, and some fruity notes of peach
    • Finish
      Very light pepper, sweet, honey, vanilla, caramel. Fairly long. Again show some peach.

  4. mer1973 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  5. mds51 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Despite its 46% of the alcohol is present but is in the air but pleasant. Needs time in the glass.
    Cask strength would have been negative in the malt, I think. The 46% are completely OK
    • Nose
      Honey, vanilla, citrus, pineapple, coconut, salty caramel, peaches.
    • Taste
      Cloves, spicy, vanilla, spicy forest honey, kumquat, citrus, tobacco, slightly leathery, cinnamon, a little bit of bitterness.
    • Finish
      The spicy character dominates and is accompanied by a touch of sweetness which lasts medium in the mouth.

  6. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A rather unusual Dailuaine, quite different from casks 6012 and 6017 released earlier. Less honey but more fudgy, almost a bit like a Ben Nevis. 
    • Nose
      Honey, fudge and tangerine. Something vegetal that I haven't encountered in any other Dailuaine. A whiff of coriander.
    • Taste
      Surprisingly fudgy, but waxy as well. Honey, vanilla, sugared almonds, cigar, citrus, cinnamon and grass.
    • Finish
      Honey, cinnamon, caramel, green apple and tobacco.

  7. Peaty_Nino scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

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

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