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Glengoyne 21 yo ‘sherry matured’ (43%, OB 2013) – 86/100

Kavalan Solist Sherry (57,8%, OB for La Maison du Whisky 2013, sherry cask #S060821047, 497 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Garioch 1999 (56,3%, OB 2013, sherry matured) – 84/100

Introducing SherryNotes, the sherry blog.
La Bota de Amontillado n°31 (20%, Equipo Navazos 2011, 50 cl.)

Dalmore 12 yo 2000 (53,4%, Malts of Scotland 2012, sherry hogshead, MoS 12035, 290 btl.) – 86/100

Macduff 12 yo 2000 (51,7%, The Whiskyman & Pin’Art, refill sherry hogshead) – 87/100

Macallan 60 yo ‘Lalique’ (53,2%, OB 2011, Lalique decanter, 400 btl.) – 94/100

Yamazaki 25 yo (43%, OB +/- 2010) – 87/100

Amrut Intermediate ‘sherry matured’ (57,1%, OB 2010) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 38 yo 1973 (50,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry butt #3463, 216 btl.) – 80/100

Strathisla 48 yo 1963 (51,8%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Fair, Book of Kells, first fill sherry butt #576) – 93/100

Macduff 10 yo 2000 (56,5%, Creative Whisky Co. for The Bonding Dram, sherry butt #3525, 200 btl.) – 89/100

Connemara Sherry finish (40%, OB 2009, 10.000 btl.) – 84/100

Cragganmore 12 yo 1997 ‘The Manager’s Choice’ (59,7%, OB 2009, cask #2398, 246 btl.) – 90/100

Glengoyne 13 yo 1997 ‘English Merchants’ Choice’ (54,6%, OB 2010, cask #2716, 291 btl.) – 89/100

Glengoyne 13 yo 1997 (46%, Whisky-Doris 2010, sherry butt, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Mackmyra Special:01 ‘Eminent sherry’ (51,6%, OB 2008, 8000 btl.) – 78/100

Lagavulin 1994 (52,7%, OB for Feis Ile 2010, sherry cask #3210, 528 btl.) – 91/100

Lagavulin NAS ‘only available at the distillery’ (52,5%, OB 2010, 6000 btl.) – 90/100

Bruichladdich 17 yo 1992 ‘Sherry Edition 2 – Pedro Ximinez’ (46%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 85/100

Glenugie 31 yo 1977 (58,1%, Signatory Vintage 2009, cask #7, 577 btl.) – 87/100

Port Ellen 21yo 1982 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC 2004, DL ref. 414, full sherry, 420 btl.) – 89/100

Port Ellen Pe1 (58,7%, Elements of Islay 2009) – 92/100

Penderyn Sherrywood (46%, OB 2008, June 08 sample) – 80/100

Karuizawa ‘Wait La Mazurka’ 31 yo 1977 (62,7%, Daily Dram 2009) – 91/100

Black Bull 30 yo (50%, Duncan Taylor 2009) – 89/100

Port Charlotte 5y 2002 (46%, Nadi Fiori 2009, first fill sherry) – 86/100

Glenfarclas 39 yo 1970 (54,4%, The Perfect Dram 2009, first fill oloroso butt, 240 btl.) – 89/100

Linkwood 18yo 1990 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for La Maison du Whisky 2009, cask #6962) – 86/100

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