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Arran 1997 DL

Overall rating
84.94/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Old Particular
Vintage
02.1997
Bottled
02.2016
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogshead
Casknumber
DL 11089
Number of bottles
286
Strength
51.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
15 Apr 2016 3:11 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 124.50

4 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

22 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Arran 1997 DL

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.94 points

  1. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Nice Arran, no more, no less.
    • Nose
      The nose holds the middle between fruity and malty. I have loads of apples and pears on the one hand, on the other the crust of white bread. Next to that, a hint of marzipan. Barely any spices, except some camphor. Soft and accessible. Reminds me a bit of muesli.
    • Taste
      Wonderfully creamy body, though. Bittersweet on white fruit and pink grapefruit, zesty and now mildly spicy. Think white pepper, camphor and some liquorice. Ginger too. Quite nice.
    • Finish
      Go ahead and call this a long finish, on more of the same, but a bit drying towards the end.

  2. jeoff scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Peach, bread, fruit muesli - with water more yellow fruits, fruit cake on sponge cake, but also wood glue - long finish
    absolutely requires water and long ventilation

  4. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

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