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Old Pulteney 2002

Overall rating
86.29/100
votes
16
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
2002
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
705
Number of bottles
258
Strength
55.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Cinderella Whiskyfair 2017
Market
se Sweden
Added on
19 Feb 2017 1:51 pm by Thorleifs
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 105,00

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Member Junior huszi23d
Member Senior MaximoILT
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90
Member Senior Lunkan
89
Expert Senior hummingbird
89
Expert Senior Jour.Ray
88
Administrator Vassago Clynelish
87
Connoisseur jazzpianofingers
86
Expert Junior DalaDanne
86
Expert Junior Bonaparte
86
Expert Senior Thomas_W1
86
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86
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85
Expert Senior Macheye
85
Expert Junior Zpjut88
85
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85
Expert Senior Kihlman
85
Expert Junior Nakhon
85

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Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney 2002

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.29 points

  1. ctu scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Pleasant bourbon maturaing, well felt the distillery character.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, honey, salty caramel, earth, oak and little smoke.
    • Taste
      Powerful. Waxy apple, grapefruit, herbals, pepper, salt and ginger. Vanilla and oak.
    • Finish
      Long with citruses.

  2. Macheye scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    I’m always pleased to see Old Pulteney bottled like this – straight-forward ex-bourbon to my mind is highly suited to the distillery’s style and character. This 2002 bottling is a good example of non-nonsense ex-bourbon OP – fresh and zesty and with more than enough salinity to honour the maritime malt brand.

    https://www.thedramble.com/tastings/old-pulteney/old-pulteney-2002-viking-line-cinderella-whisky-fair-2017/
    • Nose
      Cask and coastal character. Plenty of creamy vanilla, honey and malty biscuit aromas are expressed in a fresh vibrant nose. Green apples, grapefruit and a health twist of lemon juice are joined by some earthy minerality – think of a gravel-strewn beach, or a sea-licked rock pool. Of course, there’s that unmistakable OP salinity in the mix - offering sharpness and balancing well with the fruity elements and malty vanilla driven core. A few drops of water adds sweetness to the fruits making then almost syrupy. It also helps express the underlying earthiness with some drying hay notes.
    • Taste
      A great translation from nose to mouth – with a powerful arrival. Apples come through immediately and are joined by ear drops and tart, tangy lemons and grapefruits – much juicier than the nose implies, these are supported by herbalness – green leaves and forest moss. More than a sprinkle of salt adds sharpness, but still fits within a very fresh profile. Water brings our more of the cask – touches of vanilla, ginger and particularly cracked black pepper.
    • Finish
      Medium to long and packed full of citrus and salinity.

  3. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/09/27/dramboree-2017-dramming-table-day-2/

    N: Grainy/creamy with a little [Benromach-y] ppm/barley smoke. 
    T: Spikey before opening out its hearty bourbon spread.
    F: Honey>vanilla malt.
    C: Another good’un.Scores a B[-]

  4. Abadon05 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    He needs time, then he gets really tasty. Good barrel selection.
    • Nose
      Honey, salt, a bit oak, low alcohol, dry, caramel, low almonds
    • Taste
      Salt, honey, cereal (no malt), sweet, bit of banana
    • Finish
      Short to medium. Like a pleasant wax coating on the teeth or as if you had your mouth full of marshmallows. A little chocolate and caramel.

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