Dalwhinnie 15 Years

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Dalwhinnie
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
15 Years
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
The Classic Malts of Scotland
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 22 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Sweet:
Fruit:
Herbs:
Heather:
Peat Smoke:
Honey:
Vanilla:
Spices:
Pear:
Apple:
Malt:
Oak:
Zitrus:
Sherry:
Alcohol:
Floral:
Nuts:
Banana:
Caramel:
Grass:
Orange:
Peach:
Hay:
Mint:
Pineapple:
Raisin:
Chocolate:
Melon:
Oil:
Barley:
Cinnamon:
Grape:
Green Apple:
Lemon:
Salt:
Tropical Fruit:
Wheat:
Maritime Notes:
Herb:
Almonds:
Berries:
Cake:
Cherry:
Chili:
Fig:
Grapefruit:
Leather:
Lime:
Pepper:
Plum:
Tasting
Sweet:
Fruit:
Honey:
Oak:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Malt:
Heather:
Herbs:
Nuts:
Peat Smoke:
Oil:
Chili:
Pear:
Chocolate:
Sherry:
Zitrus:
Alcohol:
Pepper:
Apple:
Banana:
Floral:
Peach:
Barley:
Ginger:
Lemon:
Raisin:
Almonds:
Berries:
Bonfire Smoke:
Cinnamon:
Clove:
Dried Fruit:
Grape:
Grapefruit:
Hay:
Medicinal Smoke:
Melon:
Orange:
Tropical Fruit:
Herb:
Finish
Oak:
Malt:
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Spices:
Fruit:
Heather:
Herbs:
Honey:
Nuts:
Herb:
Pear:
Sherry:
Barley:
Chocolate:
Oil:
Pepper:
Vanilla:
Apple:
Alcohol:
Banana:
Chili:
Dark Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Green Apple:
Tobacco:
Wheat:
Cinnamon:
Coffee:
Floral:
Grass:
Nutmeg:
Zitrus:

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Quality rating of this bottle

3.5 Rate
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Tasting Notes 22

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Tasting notes of MikeP:

MikeP
16. Jan 2016
Nosing:
Fruit
Taste:
FruitHoneyOakMalt
Finish:
OakMalt
Comment:
FruitFruit

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30. Apr 2015
Nosing:
Very, very fruity, a hint of heather, pears, green and red apple, some red fruits
Taste:
A spiciness from the oak, fruitiness, sweetness, vanilla honey
Finish:
Excellent long aftertaste because of the long maturation period.
Comment:
It has everything! A very fruity and dominate nose. Then an astonishingly intense attack on your tongue and a very well balanced aftertaste.
Nosing:
A big, crisp, dry and very aromatic nose with hints of heather and peat.
Taste:
Smooth, soft and lasting flavours of heather, honey sweetness and vanilla followed by deeper citrus-fruit flavours and hints of malted bread.
Finish:
Long, lingering, surprisingly intense finish that starts sweetly, then gives way to smoke, peat and malt.
Comment:
15. Mar 2016
Nosing:

Taste: LemonFruitRaisinMalt

Finish:

Comment:
12. Oct 2019
We do not want to become a malt snob, do we? Never lose appreciation of a simple but honest classic! Known as 'the honey malt', Dalwhinnie 15 is a great choice for beginners to set out on their whisky journey. Notes of heather, green pears and barley sugar complement the honeyed aroma. After a sweet, rich and full-bodied arrival, spices build up quickly with a mildly dry and bitter edge - but well-measured. The aftertaste is gentle, citric and wood-driven with hints of cinnamon and apple juice. A characterful Highlander that should not be overlooked.
RATING: 3.5/5.0 ≙ 84 pts
28. Sep 2017
Nosing: FruitPineapplePearVanillaSweet
Heavily fruit led and aromatic. Fresh pear and pineapple. A touch of vanilla, overall sweetness. I'm not sure where all the tasting notes of peat come from, I can't detect it anywhere in this whisky.

Taste: FruitMaltHoneySpices
Intense sweet mixed fruit arrival, transitions into intense maltiness and honey sweetness and oak spiciness.

Finish: MaltSpices
Medium to long, and quite intense. Residual sweet maltiness transitions into dryness.

Comment:
I spotted this at a local supermarket and having never tried it before thought I'd give it a shot. This is very much a great all rounder. The nose is fruity and inviting. The palate is punchy and intense, and the finish is long and enjoyable. I'd say its definitely a value proposition at the moment. Like I mentioned earlier, I'm not sure where all the peat tasting notes come from, perhaps this release has changed a bit in the last couple of years. Either way, I'd definitely recommend it.
01. Jul 2017
Nosing: FruitFruitFruitFruitHeatherHeatherFloralVanilla :Honey vanilla: MintMaltHayLimePeat SmokePeat SmokeApple :Honey greenapple:

Taste: SpicesSpicesOakOilHerbsGingerHoneyHoneyAppleFruitFruitRaisinMaltSweet

Finish: ChiliSweetSweetMaltPeat SmokeFruit

Comment: Very well done. Good beginner scotch.
Tomasz
11. Mar 2019
Nosing:
homey sweetness
Taste:
oily, sweet honey, a little bit of spiciness
Finish:
nice, long, sweet and a bit spicy
Comment:
This can be a usuall sweet highland malt and nothing more but lingering and very sweet aftertaste makes it a nice dram to repeat.
Agerskov
20. Jun 2017
18. Oct 2017
Nosing: FruitPeachOrangePear

Taste: SweetHoneyMaltSpicesOak

Finish: MaltOakPeat Smoke

Comment: smell and taste isn't so strong all flavors are very light
21. Jun 2015