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Bladnoch Adela

Overall rating
84.17/100
votes
102
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Celebrating 200 Years
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks
Strength
46.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Label
gold stripe on the label
Barcode
851370006105
Added on
16 Aug 2017 7:56 am by Astrid
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 111.55

16 × in wishlist

102 × member ratings

197 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bladnoch Adela

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.17 points

  1. GIORGOS scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. diamond2000 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: open, immediately bright dried fruit tones - prunes, dark raisins, dried apples and pears, dried forest sweet and sour berries. The second wave is sweetness, honeycombs, wax, candle paraffin, berry jam, somewhere remotely dry herbs and hay, wood bark, sour cream (!).

    Taste: bright spices, red pepper, cinnamon, cloves, very sweet dried fruit compote, tart oak, astringent grape skin with seeds, berry jam.

    Finish: medium length, rich, slightly astringent, the same, already slightly burnt berry jam, spices, figs, honeycomb, a little bitter zest at the very end.

    Score: 86

    Bottom line: a standard, well-tailored sherry whisky, without any special frills and shortcomings, of course not without individuality, mainly interesting paraffin-wax tones slip through the aroma.

  3. Whisky.Hedonist.MY scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    A very basic whisky, nothing much to talk about.

  4. Likudi scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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."

  8. 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)

  9. 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

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