Aberlour 18

Aberlour 18

Price: $100 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Aberlour / Chivas Brothers Ltd.

Region: Speyside

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 18 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and oloroso sherry casks

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Light Mahogany

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Dried fruit, raisin, sherry, oak, and caramel

Mouthfeel: A bit watery

Palate/Taste: Caramel, sherry, ginger, pepper, oak, and vanilla

Finish: Medium warmth with lingering pepper, and sweet wine

Thoughts: Middle of the road as far as sherry flavor, worsened by the watery palate.

Score: 79 out of 100

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