- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Fortune Merita Collection
- 1st Fill Apostoles Sherry Casks Finish
- 40.0 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Bottle code
- 16/00971 L6089
- Bottled for
- Travel Retail
- Added on
- 11 May 2016 9:40 am by seebaer
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Whisky Reviews for Dalmore Luceo
18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.40 points
- Nice sherry notes, but the short finish is a let down.
- All in all, a properly made whisky, but with its 40% a little thin and watery.
Otherwise, he is quite harmonious and balanced, but priced too high.
smells a bit like cognac, earthy, marzipan, raisins, nutty, milk chocolate
a bit watery, brandy beans in milk chocolate, honey, white coffee, a little orange, slightly dry
medium, cognac, honey, milk chocolate, a little wood, slightly tart
- Useful, tasty sherry whisky, better than the Regalis, more coherent, balanced, a bit more adult, but 65 € would not pull out of my pocket, maybe just 45-50, and that's nice for NAS / 40%.
starts with a warm Stallnote, some potting soil ... then cheap milk chocolate, a touch of marzipan, sugar cookies, raisins ... in between always stables
Cocoa (not quite so dilettantisch-like set up as Regalis), earth, sweet tobacco, cake ... so'n an interlude of chocolate sponge cake and gingerbread, nougat, Chantré
medium long, dark chocolate, brandy bean, slightly warming
- All in all, a clear advance over the Regalis, but not enough to bring it over the 80, I'll start, let's see what the base makes of it.
So I also have the stable, so in the background, definitely cocoa, or cocoa-rich chocolate, but then again strewn fruit, some angegoren, this time no raisins, but the wet soil of Othorion, clearly! Overall, a bit gentler than the Regalis, assorted, but also a bit bland. He tolerates heat a bit better, then there's Rumrosinen.
Not quite as watery as the Regalis, the alcoholic sharpness is reduced here and sets in later. Otherwise, he is much less bitter, cocoa, Cointreau, honey and cellar.
It is even faster than the Regalis, but not so bitter on the tongue for a long time, so that's positive!
Raisins, moder, moist soil, chocolate, marzip, a little bit of menthol, brandy
Fairly watery, milk chocolate, some nougat, oranges, brandy
Short, meaningless, cocoa, nougat, brandy and some bitterness towards coffee
- Not my type of whisky
A lot of fruit, vanilla, a farmy barn smell, salt, brown sugar
Musty, leather, austere, barely any sweetness, gets bitter, rather watery mouthfeel, coffee, light sherry sweetness
Stays austere and bitter, artichokes, light sweetness, rum plum
- Dalmore Luceo has some really good flavours and certainly takes us on a sherry-led journey. But, at times I find the sweeter notes become a touch cloying and overbearing. Nevertheless, this is straight-forward, well-made and quite drinkable.
Real fudgy toffee and deep sherried notes. Chocolate cake, liquid fudge and Devon cream toffee make for a welcoming start. Sherry notes of sultanas and figs are joined by an earthy biscuitiness – rather like oat cakes and brown malty bread. There’s some floral here in the background – palma violet-esque. After a few minutes of resting, the nose reveals fresh coffee beans.
Sweet and very richly sherried. As with many Dalmore bottlings at 40%, the mouthfeel is a touch thin, but in this case, not overly detracting. Starting with coffee and walnut cake we swiftly move on into rum-soaked raisins, treacle and icing sugar. Chocolate cake, blackberry preserve and molasses keep us firmly at the richer and sweeter end of the spectrum (perhaps a bit too much). Nuts and cloves bring additional interest and are joined by an interesting herbal/floral flavour which rather reminds me of cough syrup.
Medium, with well-judged astringency and some tart fruits and berries.