Aberlour is already one of our favourite distilleries thanks to the excellent a'bunadh. Introduced in 2008, this 18 year old is now one of the stars of the range: rich and fruity, with a great textured mouthfeel. A previous winner of a Gold Medal & Best in Class at the International Wine & Spirit Competition.
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CountryScotlandRegionSpeysideBottlerDistillery BottlingAge18 Year Old
Nose: Rich and complex, milk chocolate and butterscotch combine with ripe peach and orange zest.
Palate: Perfect structure - initial notes of soft apricot and cream offset by developing flavours of liquorice and oak with a touch of honey.
Finish: Very long and balanced, progresses from creme brulee to a gentle oak flourish.
Customer Reviews: (8 reviews)
Not bad certainly with nice mellow cereal aromas and light sherry notes but not a huge step up from the 10 y.o. for me. I much prefer ther A'Bunadh
- Kevin H, 14th Oct '12
got a bottle of 18 year old for my 50th birthday i will not bulls**t you with i can smell this and that or taste the peaches and apricots but i will tell the honest truth and say this is one of the smoothest and drinkable whiskies i have had the pleasure to try
- mjw, 14th Jul '12
Awesome and smooth also very soft like silk excellent choice
- anonymous, 3rd Jan '12
This whiskey is superb! It will teach you the meaning of what dried fruit notes are and thenose on it alone will keep you going for hours. The wonderful oak stays on the tongue forever. Trust a fellow whisky connoisseur just buy this whiskey you wont regret it!
- anonymous, 15th Jan '11
One of the best whiskey I ever had. The long chocolate notes and the combination of peach and apricot makes the whole drinking experience amazing....
- Shivam Sagar, 8th May '10
I agree that the Aberlour's www needs some refurbishment:) This whisky is perfect, a classy development of 15yo Cuvee Marie d'Ecosse.
- aussi_sheragh, 19th Nov '09
Nose : Soft fruits like bananas ( think creme de banasas smell ), peaches and apricots Palate : peaches and apricots again imbedded in some creamy vanilla. Some spiciness in the end.Finish : some spiciness lingers for a while which is nice.Overall I am beginning to like it more and more and I think this would go nicely with dessert.Strange this is I can't find it yet on the Aberlour website which I find strange
- Peter, 10th Oct '09
This is fantastic if you like big sherried whiskies.Nose: Sherried oak. Butterscotch and brown sugar. I can sniff this till the cows come home.Palate: Spicy Christmas pudding Finish: Long rich and warming. Lovely after dinner malt.
- Christopher Teague, 31st Mar '08
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