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Overall rating
84.33/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
1989
Bottled
02.2007
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Sauterne Hogshead
Number of bottles
276
Strength
55.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 May 2009 10:13 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 65,00

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Whisky Reviews for Braes of Glenlivet 1989 CA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.33 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    CA for Sauternes finishing!
    a divine surprise.
    • Nose
      fresh and cooked fruit, vanilla, obvious oak and malt
      Sweet fruit, sweet honey, caramelized, we smell sugar, as on exotic fruits when they start to grow too much!
    • Taste
      fruit stewed and annealed, sweetness of the fruits, the scent that diffuses gently,
      the sweet side leaves more beautiful, a little sweet, a little vanilla lemon,
      cooked almonds suggesting a very slight bitterness
      a little white chocolate in return and fine spices and the tenacious woody that enhances the flavors!
    • Finish
      rather long, on the woody, the creamy sweet caramel and chocolate, then the intense fruit

  2. Allandale scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Braeval at his best ?
    • Nose
      bourbony  notes and overripe fruit.
    • Taste
      For me confused nose: remains bipolar, with intense wine, roast barley, with spices and cocoa.
    • Finish
      very long, sultana sweetness,cocoa.

  3. magic_slim scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Good and pleasant whisky worth trying.
    • Nose
      Warming with obvious notes of alcohol, dark honey and toffee aromas at first nosing. Sweet wine aroma is obvious, when nosing it more from the distance. Notes of candy floss and candy apple dominate, when you are getting closer. But be careful - when you get too close the alcohol will burn your nose. Becomes oaky after some time.

      Inviting - the smell is enticing you to slurp.
    • Taste
      Powerful start, spirity, warming from deep inside. Rolls very nicely over the tongue and has kept its toffee sweetness. Additional notes of raspberries and oak. Quite pleasant. 
    • Finish
      Long and oaky.

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