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Bladnoch Adela

Overall rating
84.23/100
votes
83
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Celebrating 200 Years
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks
Strength
46.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
gold stripe on the label
Barcode
851370006105
Added on
16 Aug 2017 7:56 am by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 111,71

14 × in wishlist

83 × member ratings

174 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bladnoch Adela

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.23 points

  1. Likudi scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Fruity, sweet, dried fruit, red fruits, beautiful oak
    • Taste
      Cherry, red fruit, molasses, spices beautiful oak
    • Finish
      rather short, a bit of wood, light spice

  3. Amsterdam did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Total production of Adela was fewer than ten thousand bottles worldwide, all made in 2017 and 2018 - The way to tell the difference is 2017 bottles don't have the gold stripe on the label whereas 2018 bottles do.

  4. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Ralfy review 813: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bilaZPtX3_I (83/100).

    "If you want a fancy gift for someone who's getting into whisky this is the one to go for. But for the seasoned maltster which is probably you I'd stick to the 12 year old. It's far more interesting."

  5. dramspotter scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting.
    • Nose
      82 82
      sulphur, blackberries, sacking
    • Taste
      78 78
      thinish - just a touch of sherry
    • Finish
      80 80
      medium (just)

  6. Achany scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Sweet, red fruit, dirty sherry, mouldy wine cellar, full of spices, hints of sulphur, not elegant, the ABV is nice, full bodied, finish is all right and sweet, candy, strange malt. I do like this one, the taste and this dirty malty note. Bought a bottle for further examination
    edit: 21.06. after some weeks in the opened bottle this one does get better.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    fair puddle
    did not leave a good impression with me
    the funny smell in the nose misses it right at the beginning
    • Nose
      a funny smell at the beginning, berries, light leather, sherry-herb gets more
      later herbs, slightly caramel, tart, red fruits / berries become intensiever
    • Taste
      light on the palate
      fresh sawn oak, slightly cherry
    • Finish
      short to medium long
      Cherries, herb

  8. hans1971 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Allandale scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Copper Gold
    • Nose
      Rich Olorosso cherry notes, raisins, whiff of walnuts and toffee pudding with a hint of chocolate.
    • Taste
      Again rich, sweet and smooth, sherry flavours with some dark chocolate coffee and dried black fruit and a hint of liquorice and pepper.
    • Finish
      Quite rich, nutty, warming, soft and long.

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