Bladnoch 1990 21 YO The First Editions

Bladnoch 1990 21 YO The First Editions

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Bladnoch 1990 21 YO The First Editions, 58,3 %

Bladnoch 1990 21 YO The First EditionsToday I am tasting the Bladnoch 1990 21 YO The First Editions, from Edition Spirits, now a part of Independent Bottler Hunter Laing. This whisky was matured in cask #ES005/01, distilled in 1990 and bottled in 2011.

Bladnoch is a small Lowland distillery, one of very few operational distilleries in this region. Right now Bladnoch appears to be in financial trouble, and as a consequence the visitors center is closed.

The Bladnoch 1990 21 YO The First Editions is available to buy at Systembolaget at SEK 1261 (item number 85462).

Nose (23/25): Lots of fruits! Apples, pears, lemons and a hint of lime. Well-rounded, rich and warm. Vanilla and fruit drops.

Taste (22/25): Rich, sweet almost syrupy. Sugar sweet, with all kinds of sweet fruits - same as I found on the nose.

Finish (22/25): Rich, complex, fruity and syrupy all the way to the finish line.

Balance (22/25): This whisky comes across as a very well-balanced whisky to me. It all comes together quite harmoniously.

Score (89/100)

Sláinte! - Thomas

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