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Tamdhu 10-year-old

Overall rating
82.29/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The 'Can Dhu Spirit'
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 14 11 14
Barcode
5010852028447
Added on
31 Mar 2016 5:21 pm by peatbogger
Uncolored

Average value

€ 48.60

3 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

67 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tamdhu 10-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.29 points

  1. holborndrinker scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    A decent whisky - the 10 years wasn't wasted (although it could have learnt a bit more from its decade - like a lazy student who has promise but can't be bothered trying).
    • Nose
      Christmas cake - a heavy fruit cake.
    • Taste
      Sweet on the palate, quite thick in texture, some dull spice.
    • Finish
      Gentle with a lingering note of spice.

  2. Joint86 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. Joint86 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. peatbogger scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. peatbogger scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    Surpricingly sweet and complex for a 10yo.

    I found it just as good, if not better than for instance Macallen 10yo or even the 12yo.
    • Nose
      mild charcoal smoke, very ripe sherry notes, not over powering but quite a bit of vanilla, rich leather, some fruityness of orange and honey melon, dark coco powder in the background
    • Taste
      very nice inital sweetness of mild dark berries and chocolate brownies, followed by a prickly spicy feel on the sides and back of the tongue, rich and fatty mouth feel.
    • Finish
      the brownies stay, and get a sprinkling of almond shavings and a small topping of sweet vanilla custard cream, finally ending on old drying leather

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