The Dalmore
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The Dalmore

21 Years Old

ABV 42%

Lots of flavours which ultimately confuse the drinker. Not a bad dram, just very strange indeed.

Joel Harrison

Specification

The Dalmore

Brand

21 Years Old

Expression

Single Malt

Type

21

Age (Years)

2016

Year of Bottling

42%

ABV

Highland

Region/Country

Standard (Distillery or blended)

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Joel Harrison

Taster

Nose: An unusual and quite unsettled nose which flits between instant coffee granules, shredded wheat, cherry drops, dried brown rice and rye whiskey. \n

Palate: A little more settled, but the spice notes are the most prevalent (not quite rye, but a style thereof) mixed with black cherries, cocoa, pomegranate and oak spice. A confusing little number this.\n

Finish: Milk chocolate covered coffee beans, oak spice.\n

Comment: Lots of flavours which ultimately confuse the drinker. Not a bad dram, just very strange indeed.

Score: 7.9

Chris Goodrum

Taster

Nose: Subtle aromas of moist raisinated and plumy fruitcake. Initially subdued before the luscious sherry notes kick in. The aromas develop well with hints of herbs and green nuts.

Palate: As subdued as the nose. Too subtle? Straightforward with juicy, homogenous sherry character and building, lightly bitter, chocolaty tannins.\n

Finish: Short, sharp and quite citric. Pleasantly mouth-watering though with a liquorice and dark chocolate after-taste.\n

Comment: It’s all about the sherry cask. No blemishes, but simple and ultimately for me, a little unexciting.

Score: 8.1

8
Overall Score

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