Aberlour 18 Years

This single malt Scotch whisky is partially matured in ex-sherry casks. It is well-balanced and smooth. Its mild harmonic taste reminds the connoisseur a bit of a delicate liqueur.

This single malt Scotch whisky is partially matured in ex-sherry casks. It is well-balanced and smooth. Its mild harmonic taste reminds the connoisseur a bit of a delicate liqueur.

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Aberlour
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
18 Years
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon, Sherry - Oloroso
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Chocolate:
Honey:
Peach:
Pear:
Raisin:
Oak:
Caramel:
Nuts:
Spices:
Heather:
Plum:
Herbs:
Lemon:
Oil:
Vanilla:
Herb:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Grape:
Peat Smoke:
Alcohol:
Almonds:
Berries:
Blackberry:
Cake:
Cherry:
Fig:
Hazelnut:
Leather:
Lime:
Malt:
Tasting
Sweet:
Oak:
Spices:
Sherry:
Chocolate:
Honey:
Nuts:
Oil:
Herb:
Fruit:
Dark Chocolate:
Raisin:
Date:
Malt:
Orange:
Zitrus:
Leather:
Pear:
Pepper:
Clove:
Dried Fruit:
Herbs:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Peat Smoke:
Alcohol:
Banana:
Barley:
Chili:
Coffee:
Grape:
Grass:
Heather:
Mint:
Peach:
Vanilla:
Wheat:
Finish
Oak:
Spices:
Sweet:
Malt:
Chocolate:
Nuts:
Sherry:
Oil:
Pepper:
Chili:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Coffee:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Fruit:
Heather:
Raisin:
Caramel:
Dark Chocolate:

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12. May 2015
Nosing:
Orange peel, sherry cask, light fruits, spiciness, sweetness
Taste:
Sweet, dates, dark chocolate, oak wood, a little honey, a little liquorice
Finish:
Long with the full body
Nosing:
Rich and complex, with notes of toffee and butterscotch combining with ripe peach and bitter orange
Taste:
Superbly structured, with initial notes of soft apricot and cream, offset by developing flavours of old leather and oak, with a touch of honey
Finish:
Very long and well balanced, progressing from crème brulée to a gentle oak flourish
Comment:
03. Apr 2016
Nosing:

Taste: Banana Barley Wheat Grass Oak Caramel

Finish:

Comment:
08. Dec 2016
Nosing: Sherry Fruit Plum Grape Chocolate Almonds Orange Peach Sweet Raisin Pear Honey Christmas cake, mince pies, marzipan...

Taste: Chocolate Spices Sherry Sweet Date Raisin Honey Oil Fruit Orange

Finish: Sherry Spices Malt Chocolate Pepper Coffee Sweet Chili

Comment: WOW!!!
03. Apr 2015
Nosing: Chocolate Cinnamon

Taste: Clove Cinnamon Sherry Verry light and smooth. Not as complex as expected.

Finish: Short to medium

Comment: Great Scotch for a newbie moving into higher grade Scotch
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