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Dallas Dhu 35 yo 1979 (54,4%, Cadenhead Cask Ends 2014, bourbon hogshead) – 92/100

Clynelish 21 yo 1992 (51,6%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2014, bourbon hogsheads, 792 btl.) – 90/100

Tomatin 35 yo 1978 (46,5%, Cadenhead Small Batch for The Nectar 2014, hogshead, 216 btl.) – 91/100

Mortlach 21 yo 1992 (55,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry cask, 228 btl.) – 88/100

Glengoyne 26 yo 1969 (63%, Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection 1996, Chairman Stock) – 94/100

Highland Park 25 yo 1988 (55,7%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry butts, 1086 btl.) – 91/100

Banff 36 yo 1976 (49,8%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, bourbon hogshead, 192 btl.) – 90/100

Caperdonich 35 yo 1977 (50,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry butt, 384 btl.) – 88/100

Springbank 15 yo 1964 (45,7%, OB for Samaroli Import 1979, sherry wood, 75 cl, 360 btl.) – 93/100

Ardbeg 13 yo 1965 (46%, Cadenhead 1978, 75 cl) – 83/100

Caol Ila 12 yo 1978 (64,4%, Cadenhead 1990, dumpy bottle, 75 cl) – 88/100

Cooley 10y 1992 (59,3%, Cadenhead 2003, bourbon, 234 btl.) – 88/100

Cadenhead’s is Scotland’s oldest independent bottler. Some of their ‘dumpy’ bottlings (in strangely shaped, dark-coloured glass) from the 1970’s and 1980’s are legendary. Nowadays, they’re still a very respected bottler. In March 2009, for the seventh time already, Cadenhead’s launched its yearly Single Malt Nosing Challenge. The concept is simple: in return for € 15, […]

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  • Duty: My last 30-yo Caol Ila Single Cask was purchased at £55 about 5 years ago. The Bladnoch Forum CI 30 was 55 + the 25-yo was £45 as I recall.
  • Tony: yeah - the price is why I have held off. I bought 3 indie 30 year old Caol Ilas for the price of this one. There are nearly 6000 bottles - will be ha
  • HP: I think this is an amazing whisky. It is one of my 3 "if you could only have 3 bottles of whisky what would they be?" choices. Pure bliss. Very hard t

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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.