Review #13: The Singleton of Glendullan 15 Year
Color: Color: 1.2 Chestnut, Oloroso Sherry
Nose (according to the wife): Nutty and lots of toasted wood.
Palate: Similar to the nose, you get a lot of the toasted wood and nuts. It really reminds me of roasted almonds. There’s a trace of vanilla and dried banana chips. It sits in the nice goldilocks zone of sweetness, though it rides the “not sweet” edge a bit.
Finish: Finish was sadly short with the same nutty/toasted notes from before. You get a hint of peat right at the end, but it’s not much.
Conclusion: Overall this one is pretty pleasant, but not overly complex. If the price point were a bit better (I’m thinking like $45), I think this would decent buy. $55 is a little much for this; I’d rather get an Aberlour 12 for the same price or shell out a few more to pick up an Oban 14.
Final Score: 77
Scotch whisky review #13, Speyside review #6, Whisky Network Review #14
- 96-100: The perfect dram, nectar of the gods.
- 90-95: Near perfect, there is something truly special about this whisky.
- 85-89: Amazing, will always try to keep a bottle of this in my collection.
- 80-84: Very Good, maybe only one minor nitpick about the whisky keeping it here.
- 75-79: Good, quite enjoyable to drink.
- 70-74: Solid, wouldn’t go out of my way to get it.
- 60-69: Meh, still drinkable.
- Below 59: If you have a bottle of this, start cooking with it instead.