Aberfeldy 18 Year Exceptional Cask #3064 Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Aberfeldy 18 Year Exceptional Cask #3064

  • Distiller:

    Aberfeldy

  • Bottler:

    Aberfeldy

  • ABV:

    53.3%

  • Age:

    18 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 93
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: This is a wonderfully rich and complex dram from Aberfeldy... Drink it neat to end a night, or perhaps enjoy it with a nice cigar.
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  • Raided Score: 90
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: Overall, this is proof that Aberfeldy can deliver what Scotch fans are asking for when they put their minds to it - tons of complexity, real cask influence and no shortage of flavor. Keep it up, Aberfeldy.
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  • Raided Score: 86
  • Publication: Drink Hacker
  • Excerpt: The actual whisky gets a bit lost in the sherry here, but for fans of boldly sherried spirits, it’s one to check out.
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  • Intro:

    Distilled and bottled by Aberfeldy, this single cask of their Single Malt Scotch Whiskey was distilled on 11/11/2002 and bottled on 2/22/2021. Matured with a hefty finishing period in Sherry, it carries an 18yr age statement and is bottled at 53.3% ABV without any coloring or filtering. Let's dive in.

  • Nose:

    Anise, pipe tobacco, red berries, Red Vines, toffee and a touch of old parchment and potpourri.

  • Taste:

    Medium mouthfeel. Spicy and savory, loaded with pepper, floral notes, anise, red berries, a touch of date fruit, strawberries and cream and a touch of vanilla bean.

  • Finish:

    Long finish. This is where this pour shines, delivering rich baking spice, date fruit, tobacco and raisin bread. Fudge, cocoa, blackberry and a touch of creme brulee carry long and far.

  • Overall:

    Overall, this is proof that Aberfeldy can deliver what Scotch fans are asking for when they put their minds to it - tons of complexity, real cask influence and no shortage of flavor. Keep it up, Aberfeldy.

  • Score:

    7

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