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Overall rating 24 votes 90.45
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Highlander Inn (HI)
Bottling serie
Small Batch Blended Scotch Whisky
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
36 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Strength
51.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Design by Takeshi Abe
Market
sc Scotland
Added on
30 Oct 2016 11:07 am by Theli
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 180,00

1 bottle available

Lowest price on Market: € 900,00

Buy in Market

Tastingtags

3 Notes

dram-drinker
Moderator dram-drinker Review note
10 Jun 2017 9:16 pm
dram-drinker gave this whisky 92 points
Weighted Rate
92
Nose
90
Initial taste
93
Body
94
Finish
92
Price
91
Presentation
91
dram-drinker
Moderator dram-drinker Tasting note
10 Jun 2017 9:44 pm
dram-drinker gave this whisky 92 points
Color
Auburn
Nose

Sherry and wood notes, hints of leather, dark fruits, a bit dusty - needs air - after hints of honey, brown sugar, molasses

Taste

Very oily, creamy, citrus fruits, cooked oranges, fried bananas, touch of wood, subtle sweetness - really good

Finish

Long and warm, more zesty, more wood notes, but not drying

Comments

A bit shy on the nose as it needs air but then more fruity, wonderful on the palate, well balanced and complex - fantastic!

steve_pinkcity
Member Senior steve_pinkcity Note
18 Feb 2017 11:41 am

From scotchwhisky: https://scotchwhisky.com/magazine/new-whiskies/12857/batch-83/

NOSE Huge and deep. Richly complex, with mature notes of polished wood, plum, balsam, dried fruits and blackberry, a touch of myrrh, then cypress and tobacco. Some old leather and resins dripping from a pine tree. Very slow. There’s heavy marmalade, a little molasses and, in time, some bergamot. Water is a little too disruptive (on the nose at least).

PALATE Coal smoke right at the start, then a big Fox’s Glacier Mint lift before the tannins begin to show their hand. Much drier than the nose, but equally mysterious with that nodule of sweetness becoming increasingly important. Water now allows the grip to loosen and a heavy chocolate sweetness to emerge alongside dark fruits.

FINISH Long and lightly gripping. Hint of smoke.

CONCLUSION The second release from Craigellachie’s Highlander Inn. ‘Oishii’ is Japanese for ‘delicious’, and this sure is. You’d be a fool not to try it.

RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME High tea at Morgan le Fay’s.

SCORE: 9.1/10

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