Dalmore 12 Years

Dalmore's 12-year-old expression has been matured in ex-bourbon and ex-Oloroso sherry casks. The portion of sherry casks in the mix has been increased compared to former times, making it much more complex.

Dalmore's 12-year-old expression has been matured in ex-bourbon and ex-Oloroso sherry casks. The portion of sherry casks in the mix has been increased compared to former times, making it much more complex.

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Dalmore
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon
Sherry - Oloroso
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 7 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Chocolate:
Zitrus:
Vanilla:
Orange:
Caramel:
Spices:
Plum:
Herb:
Coffee:
Nuts:
Oak:
Peat Smoke:
Cinnamon:
Raisin:
Berries:
Cherry:
Dark Chocolate:
Honey:
Lemon:
Malt:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Almonds:
Apple:
Banana:
Clove:
Floral:
Mint:
Tasting
Sherry:
Sweet:
Spices:
Zitrus:
Fruit:
Oak:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Coffee:
Orange:
Vanilla:
Malt:
Cinnamon:
Clove:
Lemon:
Herbs:
Caramel:
Dark Chocolate:
Heather:
Nuts:
Pepper:
Apple:
Dried Fruit:
Honey:
Raisin:
Chili:
Hay:
Iodine:
Oil:
Peat Smoke:
Tobacco:
Maritime Notes:
Finish
Sweet:
Fruit:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Orange:
Zitrus:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Cinnamon:
Oak:
Coffee:
Malt:
Plum:
Dark Chocolate:
Sherry:
Nuts:
Cake:
Grass:
Pepper:
Raisin:
Tobacco:
Herbs:

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Tasting Notes 7

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Tasting notes of SlàinteMhath:

13. Sep 2018
Oh well. With only 40% ABV, heavy chill-filtration and added colorant, the presentation of Dalmore 12 could hardly be any worse. A shiny plastic stag alone does not make a good Single Malt! The nose, which is still the best part of the experience, features marzipan, raisins and Christmas spices with hints of fudge and citrus. Dark fruits, baked apple and zesty oranges dominate the palate, interrupted by tingly spiritiness. Notes of bitter tea, nutty dryness and eucalyptus remain of the short to medium finish. This Highlander could be so much better, if only...
RATING: 3.0/5.0 ≙ 79 pts

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