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Overall rating
92.13/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Original Collection
Vintage
1966
Bottled
1994
Stated Age
27 years old
Strength
45.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Apr 2009 12:11 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 350,00

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25 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1966 CA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.13 points

  1. ctu scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Great complex sherried antique Dailuaine.
    • Nose
      Matured oak, sherry, waxy fruits, antique leather, orange peel, honey and mint.
    • Taste
      Tannic oak, coffee, bitter chocolate, caramel, pepper and prune.
    • Finish
      Long, spicy, oaky, fruity.

  2. Lucas Falchero scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    Quite interesting!
    • Nose
      A very pleasant nose ... very rich; waxed wood, encaustic for the nobility. Then caramel, praline, cherry, raspberry for fruity-sweet delicacy. Then coffee, nuts, and balsamic vinegar give a tangy and comfortable note. A little dry leaf and it feels like on terrace, in early summer, on the edge of the forest, a steaming coffee of good origin on the wooden table aged over the years.
      An entry in very interesting and noble. Wide. Bewitching, even.
    • Taste
      In the mouth, well, we return clearly to coffee. Burnt caramel or dark chocolate. It's noble, but noticeably less sweet and comfortable than the nose. The texture is enveloping and well carpets the mouth. A little pepper.
    • Finish
      We stay on the coffee. Dark chocolate. Burnt caramel. And a little waxed wood.

  3. Rom did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    The nose is very welcoming! Precious wood, caramel, praline, coffee, black mushrooms, wax. Very nice sherry nose. More nougatine, a touch of balsamic vinegar and raspberry. The mouth is well marked by coffee, nougatine, dark chocolate. He is very greedy but poutant not really sweet. Long enough finish always on coffee and dark chocolate. Excellent dram, the nose is really exciting with very nice notes of precious wood. Thank you Jean-Michel!

  4. tomy63 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    A superb sherry, and again proof that we can find wonders in distilleries not enough famous. Thank you Jean-Michel and Cyril.
    • Nose
      very marked by sherry, of incredible complexity, slightly woody (noble wood) with an old side furniture, leather, notes of undergrowth (leaves, earth), some menthol notes, nuts, heaps of fruit dry, balsamic vinegar ...
    • Taste
      becomes more spicy now (pepper, clove), always nuts and wood, cooked fruits (plums, oranges). No sugar, very pleasant texture, a little thick and never drying.
    • Finish
      very long, growing on wood, nuts, spices

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