Dalmore 15 Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection 1989

Dalmore 15 Caden

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Dalmore / Cadenhead

Region: Highland

57.5% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 15 years (Distilled 1989)

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

Color: Pale gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Heather, spices, cinnamon, honey, oak, sugar, and cream, floral

Mouthfeel: Medium body

Palate/Taste: Vanilla, honey, floral, oak, almonds

Finish: Medium warmth and length, oak, spice, heather, ginger, honey, and baked goods

Thoughts: It takes on a generic highland profile that even cask strength can’t save it from. I need my highland malts to have some sherry to round them out.

Score: 77 out of 100

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