Cardhu Gold Reserve

The Cardhu Gold Reserve matured in hand-picked, toasted oak casks. Named after the colour of the Malt, it is similar to amber and antique gold.

The Cardhu Gold Reserve matured in hand-picked, toasted oak casks. Named after the colour of the Malt, it is similar to amber and antique gold.

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9639
Cardhu
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
toasted Oak Casks
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 6 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Pear:
Malt:
Apple:
Barley:
Vanilla:
Caramel:
Nuts:
Oak:
Peach:
Peat Smoke:
Pineapple:
Spices:
Alcohol:
Banana:
Cake:
Cinnamon:
Coffee:
Dark Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Honey:
Plum:
Raisin:
Sherry:
Tropical Fruit:
Herb:
Tasting
Sweet:
Fruit:
Orange:
Zitrus:
Caramel:
Nuts:
Malt:
Spices:
Chocolate:
Oil:
Oak:
Pear:
Almonds:
Apple:
Vanilla:
Barley:
Cinnamon:
Dark Chocolate:
Peat Smoke:
Pepper:
Herb:
Finish
Spices:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Pepper:
Almonds:
Heather:
Herbs:
Apple:
Oak:
Oil:
Herb:
Coffee:
Sweet:
Alcohol:
Chili:
Chocolate:
Malt:
Orange:
Peat Smoke:
Zitrus:

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Tasting Notes 6

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27. Nov 2014
Aroma:
Sweet Apple marzipan AlmondsBarleyCaramel
Taste:
A little OrangeCaramel a little Spices in the back
Finish:
Long with Spices and Pepper
Comment:
Nosing:
Sweet and warm with red apple skins, pears, barley sugar and marzipan
Taste:
Aromatic and sweet with orange and toffee. A mild, dry sharpness follows with notes of cedar and cocoa
Finish:
Warming, dry and peppery with hints of menthol, herbs, almonds and apples
18. Apr 2017
Nosing: FruitApple citrus OakSpicesNutsAppleCaramelSweetPearPeachPlumCinnamon

Taste: OakFruit citrus SpicesMaltNutsDark ChocolateCinnamonCaramelSweet

Finish: medium oaky and malty with traces of fruit and orange

Comment: For a No Age Statement whisky, this Gold Reserve is incredibly smooth. There is a slight hint of pepper on the palate at the beginning, but overall, it is very pleasant to taste. This whisky is worth trying! One of my top favourite single malts, I admit))
SuperDrams
21. Sep 2016
Nosing: CaramelBarleyPeach and young spirit

Taste: CaramelSpices

Finish: Medium length, oily mouthfeel, drying, Spices

Comment: One of the tastier NAS drams I have tried.
SuperDrams
21. Sep 2016
John_G
05. Aug 2019
Comment:
A very good whisky, directly in point of view on mine tastes.
Light, fruity and a little bit of gentle smoke and sweet. Well... what else? Do I know? Maybe something like almond or marzipan. The smell is similar to 15yo but it haves smaller portion of smoke then 15yo and taste it's not so deep. If You like Cardhu and think about buy then, You shell buy this one because it's worth the price.
25. Jun 2021
Nosing: BananaTropical FruitAppleVanillaCakeDark ChocolateCoffee

Taste: SweetMaltFruit

Finish: HerbCoffeeSpices

Comment:

Very sweet, easy to drink, wonderfully fruity whisky that as of today: I adore. The end of it has some coffee, and the first time I had it I remmember a distinct aftertaste of nuts.
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21. Nov 2014
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26. Oct 2014
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05. Sep 2015