Aultmore 9-Year 2008 The Sovereign (K&L)

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Paid: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Aultmore / The Sovereign

Region: Speyside

59.7% ABV

Aged For: 9 Years

Mashbill: 100% Malted barley

Cask Type: First Fill Sherry

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Brown Sherry

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Sherry, nutty, leather, dry chocolate, pipe tobacco

Feel: Medium body, dry

Taste: Sherry, dried fruits, pepper, leather, cinnamon, charred oak

Finish: Medium warmth and length, cigar smoke, pepper, sherry, blackberry, dark chocolate

Thoughts: This is a drier sherry bomb, and I’d compare it against Aberlour A’bundah, this has more of a leathery dark chocolate that straight fruit presence and for the price was an excellent value.

Score: 82 out of 100

 

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