Overall rating
Single Malt
van Wees (vW)
Bottling serie
The Ultimate
Stated Age
18 years old
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
09 Oct 2015 7:38 pm by JSW
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 49.51

6 × in wishlist

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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