Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Guidelines

NO THANKS  0-49Will not drink.
DESPERATION  50-59Will drink in desperation if there is nothing else to drink.
OKAY  60-69Will drink again; it's an okay tipple.
GOOD  70-79Will enjoy drinking again; at the high end they are very good.
GREAT  80-89Will drink with great pleasure.
WOW  90-99Will savour every drop.
Edradour 10 Years Old Un-Chillfiltered Cask 184

Edradour 10 Years Old Un-Chillfiltered Cask 184, 46% abv

Sweet spices, sherry incense, cedar and dry raisins on the nose. Tangy sherry mouthfeel. Lovely sherry notes, a bit thin yet minor zestyness and oaky on the palate.

75
Balcones 2014

Balcones 2014, 46% abv

Dry sherry, raisins, plums, rich dark fruit, caramel, mahogany and cherries on the nose. Tangy fruity mouthfeel. Cherries, soft dark fruit, oaky and red fruit biscuits on the palate. Lovely tangy dark cherries on a medium finish.

85
Vallein Tercinier rue 1971 Petite Champagne

Vallein Tercinier rue 1971 Petite Champagne, 47% abv

Apples, spices, warm elegant nuttiness, caramel, grape perfume on the nose. Lovely silky fruity mouthfeel. Soft spices, gentle ginger, rich pear and apple compote on the palate. Soft, sweet fruit, mild spices on a long mellow finish.

89
Bunnahabhain 2008 Manzanilla 11 Years Old

Bunnahabhain 2008 Manzanilla 11 Years Old, 52.3% abv

Burnt toffee, sherry, Christmas pudding, candied fruit, luscious sweet peat on the nose. Rich spicy fruity mouthfeel. Mildly peated salty caramel, nutty, white fruit, sticky toffee pudding and buttery rum on the palate. Long rich candied dark fruit finish.

88

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