Old Pulteney 21 Year Old

Old Pulteney 21 Year Old
WhiskyOld Pulteney 21 Year Old
CountryScotland
RegionHighlands
TypeSingle Malt
CaskBourbon cask,Sherry
Age21 years old
Abv46%
Rating 88/100
Reviews of Old Pulteney 21 Year Old
says on March 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

The nose is vibrantly complex. At first it just alludes to sweet and salty flavors but after sitting for a while a myriad of other scents come through: plums, apples, pears, salty sea air, vanilla, and citrus (after adding water). The palate is very nice but the nose doesn't transfer entirely; apples, sherry, salt, spice, and vanilla stand out. Adding water dilutes the sweetness from the apples and makes it almost malty. The finish is smooth, slightly salty and somewhat spicy. An excellent whisky with a salty maritime quality throughout. Intense nose and great price for a 21 year, a step up from the 17, but better value with the 12 year old offering.

Nose

plums, apples, pears, salty sea air, vanilla

Palate

sherry, salt, apples, and vanilla

Finish

salty, slightly spicy, dry

says on February 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

complex maritime malt. aged well.

says on March 22, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Deep gold

General description

good. quite smooth with complex flavour

Nose

iodine and salty oak. some disturbing glue. a kind of oily nut smell opening on white fruits and small honey.

Palate

round with a small spice in the throat and a fruity feeling

Finish

salt and vanilla from oak declining on tobacco

says on February 25, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

sehr guter fruchtiger whisky. zuber hansueli, mühle oberentfelden

says on February 11, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Beautiful bottle with perfect complexity and flavours. Ripe fruits and Nice Vanilla from the oak. Very impressive and well made.

says on June 30, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep copper

General description

An excellent whisky with a fruity, yet maritime complexity.

Nose

salted raisins, espresso, cooked pear, leather, blackberry marmelade and hints of furniture wax.

Palate

smoked, caramelized nuts. Spicy butterscotch and salted red fruit. Cinnamon and red Vermouth with a touch of honey.

Finish

The medium to long finish ends with bittersweet notes of sherry and oak. Tannins leave a dryish, salty mouthfeel.

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Flavour profile

  • Vanilla
  • Fruit
  • Sweet
  • Malt
  • Spice
  • Salt
  • Honey
  • Old
  • Good
  • Murray
  • Sea
  • Pepper
  • Caramel
  • Lemon
  • Dry
  • Pear
  • Orange
  • Full body
  • Oak
  • Medium length
  • Complex
  • Butter
  • Apple
  • Lovely
  • Floral
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