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Overall rating
88.84/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
First Fill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
4229
Number of bottles
577
Strength
57.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Apr 2009 8:08 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 299.90

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27 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Breath of Speyside 1991 AD

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.84 points

  1. EJS scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Adelphi;

    1 of only 577 bottles from cask 4229

    From a “secret” distillery in Speyside, this whisky has taken much of its character from the cask, a first-fill ex-sherry butt. The colour is deep amber, and the nose seems to match, being at once profound and fresh/citric: plain chocolate oranges, wrapped in orange peel, then caramel creams and real vanilla pods, then sweet tobacco. Water does not raise the ghost of brimstone immediately, although there is a whiff in due course to combine with the overall scent of saddle-soap. The texture is rich, and the taste picked up all at the back of the tongue: there is little sweetnsss, no acidity, a interesting saltiness and an after-taste of coffee beans dipped in chocolate. A manly dram!

  3. alectron did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    There`s other (reliable) sources that claim this to be a Mortlach...
    But who knows.

  4. SilentStill scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very good malt, especially for friends of moderate sherry influence.
    • Nose
      Dark, sweet and over-ripe grapes mixed with a pleasant touch of dry wood. Dry forest soil in autumn. Foliage, but sometimes sandy soil.
    • Taste
      My goodness, he has power! No Sherrytunte, but a reticent representative of his guild. But very powerful with full body. Suesser still as the nose.
    • Finish
      Good in length and the flavors preserving or again ausholend.

  5. st7 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Undisclosed Glenfarclas.

  6. Bachess did not rate this whisky Super Administrator

    ... iddich ???

    ... arglas ???please pick one

  7. st7 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    If I tell you, I will properly be served with a lawsuit from Glenf......

  8. Bachess did not rate this whisky Super Administrator

    And what distillery is this, st7 ??

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