A little tannic and spicy at cask strength but water’s well. Throughout despite heavy sherry cask influence there was a constant note of fresh and waxed red apples, a superbly sherried Aberlour.
Super soft and approachable, this single cask organic barley from Bruichladdich is packed full of fruits bordering on tropicality, gentle malted barley and that characteristic Atlantic minerality.
Very light and drinkable single grain balanced with American/ex-bourbon oak influence, soft, fruity and creamy.
Cragganmore 2003 Distillers Edition Whisky Review: Feeling a little thin in texture at 40% ABV but otherwise lovely soft fruits and cereals and that gentle suggestion of smoke & spices. 83/100
Glen Moray 17 Years Old 2003 Chardonnay Cask Whisky Review: Pretty full on at cask strength this is packed with fruits and tannins, with water some peppery spice still remains. 85/100
Knockando 12 Years Old 2003 Whisky Review: A fruity and creamy expression with more than a touch of minerality, more like antacids than Edinburgh rock, reasonably pleasing creamy texture but a bit meh flavour wise. 74/100
Tomatin 15 Years Old 2003 Moscatel whisky review: Flavourful and rich, balanced sweetness and oak and some lovely bright fruits in here. Tomatin’s spirit is quite delicate and this enhancement complements it well. 86/100
Oban 2003 Distillers Edition Highland single malt Scotch whisky review: Quite a different dram to the 2001 DE, cleaner and crisper in the nose and palate but much more sour. Not like the sweetness of the 2001 DE and for that I liked it a lot less. I felt this had more spirit character and less influence from the finishing casks perhaps? 80/100
Strathisla 13 Year Old 2003 The Distillery Reserve Collection (58.3%, OB, 1st Fill Sherry Butt # 62274, 654 Bottles, 2017) Category: Speyside single malt Scotch Whisky Origin: Strathisla Distillery Bottling: Chivas Brothers, […]
Longmorn 10 Years Old 2003 7.107 The good old days (60.6%, SMWS, 1st Fill Bourbon Barrel, 211 Bottles, 2014) Single malt scotch whisky 60.6% ABV, £48.40 Score: 83/100 What they say: Colour: […]