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Overall rating 151 votes 92.87
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Sansibar (Sb)
Vintage
1975
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
40 years old
Casktype
Fino Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
435
Strength
50.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Taken from a Single Cask
Barcode
4260274391440
Added on
21 Jul 2016 8:57 pm by Eneloop2009
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 391,59

Member rates

166 × in collection

My 4 x 25 ratings

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1

Average 4 x 25 rates

Nose 24
Taste 24
Finish 23
Balance 23

Tastingtags

31 Notes

dram-drinker
Moderator dram-drinker Tasting note
13 Jul 2017 11:52 pm
dram-drinker gave this whisky 97 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

Intense, honey, sweet, exotic fruits, mango passion fruit, overripe bananas, hints of vanilla, but also some citrus fruits - really a mixed bag of fruits - great!

Taste

Punchy, but very oily and creamy, creme brulee, quinces, lemony, subtle sweetness, reluctant notes of oak wood (for 40 years) - excellent!

Finish

Medium long, warm, little bit more dry, peppery and zesty

Comments

It's very similar to the Speyside Region 1973 Good Vibes from TWA but a little sharper and more dry - on the other hand less sticky and more fruity. Well, this is actually like splitting hairs. It's fantastic anyways!

Maltman68
Member Senior Maltman68 Note
09 Jul 2017 5:22 pm
Maltman68 gave this whisky 98 points

Best whisky ever!

dram-drinker
Moderator dram-drinker Review note
13 Jul 2017 11:23 pm
dram-drinker gave this whisky 97 points
Weighted Rate
97
Nose
98
Initial taste
97
Body
96
Finish
97
Price
97
Presentation
97
ctu
Connoisseur ctu Tasting note
05 Jul 2017 12:40 am
ctu gave this whisky 93 points
Color
Yellow gold
Nose

Wonderful, fresh and sophisticated. Acacia honey and linden flower with a touch of mint.
Abundantly rich in fruits: banana, black currant, peach and melon. Verbena candy. Citruses.

Taste

Strong, oily and sweet. Exotic fruit essence. Especially mango, apricot, tangerine and banana.
Along with the slightly hot white pepper and ginger the oak comes nicely. Honey, wax and nutella.

Finish

Long, sweet, fruity, spicy, fresh, mentholic.

Comments

Awesome whisky! I'm sure that have the best 2% of I've been tasting.
In addition, it was in incredibly good price / value ratio.

ovanpuyvelde
Expert Senior ovanpuyvelde Review note
08 Jun 2017 8:10 pm
ovanpuyvelde gave this whisky 93 points

A masterpiece of a Whisky. The best I had in my glass sofar and I tasted almost 500 Whiskies. I paid 400€ for it but it was worth every penny.

Weighted Rate
93.1
Nose
94
Initial taste
93
Body
95
Finish
94
Price
90
Presentation
89
trompjes
Specialist trompjes Review note
12 Oct 2017 8:39 pm
trompjes gave this whisky 92 points
Weighted Rate
92
Nose
93
Initial taste
92
Body
92
Finish
92
Price
92
Presentation
90
Hvdree
Connoisseur Hvdree Review note
26 Sep 2017 10:03 pm
Hvdree gave this whisky 92 points
Weighted Rate
92
Nose
93
Initial taste
93
Body
92
Finish
91
Price
90
Presentation
92
Nomnomnomnomnomnom...
mr.p9
Expert Senior mr.p9 Review note
24 Sep 2017 4:46 pm
mr.p9 gave this whisky 93 points
Weighted Rate
92.6
Nose
94
Initial taste
94
Body
93
Finish
92
Price
90
Presentation
90
squaadgras
Connoisseur squaadgras Review note
26 Jun 2017 4:40 pm
squaadgras gave this whisky 91 points
Weighted Rate
91.2
Nose
93
Initial taste
92
Body
92
Finish
90
Price
88
Presentation
90

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