Macduff 09-year-old BW

Overall rating
86.77/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB98759
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Brühler Whiskyhaus (BW)
Bottling serie
A Dream of Scotland
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask Finish
Number of bottles
122
Strength
58.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 jul 2017 8:42 am by Nelltec
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 69.90

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Whisky reviews for Macduff 09-year-old BW

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.77 points.

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    This relatively young Macduff is characterized by dark and creamy fruit flavors combined with spicy and tart wood tones, but the dark and tart aromas do not change the sappy nature of this PX-based malt. A like I find very successful bottling even if I miss a little the sweet elements.

    22/22/22/22 (88P)
    • Nose
      Clear and pure, the Macduff shines amber in the glass. Dried berries and grapes stand out from the Premium Snifter, the tart fruit flavors are supported by light roasted aromas. Here and there, the high alcohol content in the nose tickles while Vollmichschokolade mixed with dark forest honey. Gradually, green apple and creamy vineyard peach dissolve from the tart sweetness, currants and a hint of tropical fruit end in creamy pirsich and abrasion of orange peel. The peach is now dominant in the foreground, caramel and green apple throng now and then through the creamy peach. Dried raisins slowly stimulate my salivation.
    • Taste
      Dried berries mix with the first sip of green apple and dark caramel. Spicy wood tones and a touch of freshly brewed espresso come up and end in bitter dark chocolate. The second sip is more influenced by dark fruit flavors. Dark and creamy peach, green apple, old oranges and dried grapes end after a while in a spice mixture and creamy dark chocolate with chili. The dark and spicy wood tones harmonize very well with the tough caramel and the chocolate.
    • Finish
      Herb and partially dry sticky spicy and creamy wood tones on the palate, the tongue is ensnared by dried berries and dark peach. Milk chocolate turns into dark chocolate, a touch of walnut aroma sticks creamy and oily on the cheeks inside. Also in the finish are different spices and dark fruit flavors. Slowly, the chubby heat ends and leaves a harsh and oily film on the tongue. Walnuts and chocolate finally finish the aftertaste.

  2. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A very nice single cask was the young age, you can really drink, but a little too many points for the origin showered. ;)
    • Nose
      Quite alcoholic, white chocolate, light honey, candyfloss, full toffee sweets, a little red, sweet apple, peach, custard over orange peel, later it gets a bit more tropical with mango
    • Taste
      Strong, very pointed and concentrated, initially overripe, red apple, mushy peach, precocious mango, cotton candy, light honey, white pepper, white chocolate, custard, very sweet with the chilli-catch, light malt and young, light oak in the background , slightly nutmeg, almost reminds me of strong virgin oak barrels rather than sherry
    • Finish
      Tasty, still very powerful with beautiful aromatic fruit notes from the peach to the mango, with sweet honey and rough, young oak and citrus zest, malt, etc.

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