Dalwhinnie 15

Dalwhinnie 15

Price: $60 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Dalwhinnie / Diageo

Region: Highland

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 15 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon casks

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Off gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Honey, heather, vanilla, floral, sugar, malted barley, pears, and apple

Mouthfeel: Watery

Palate/Taste: Honey, vanilla, citrus, malt, touch of pepper, and vanilla oak.

Finish: Slight warmth with lots of honey, sugar, and perhaps a barely there smoke.

Thoughts: Dalwhinnie is a very gentle and light Scotch, it’s not overly complex either. As a side note, you too can now enjoy the taste of Japanese whisky, AKA Dalwhinnie for under $65!

Score: 75 out of 100